DAI Bulletin 2015-2016 no. 6

tags: Arnhem, Utrecht

DAI-week number 6

SCHEDULE DAI-WEEK 11-16 February 2016

February 11: Thursday

On the first day of each DAI week, the students split up in groups for the so-called COOP Academy; three commissioned projects tailored around specific research questions, organised and tutored by partnering organisations The Van Abbemuseum, Open! and Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory.


13:00-14:00 Communal lunch at the DAI for the VanAbbe and the Open! groups, cooked by Pick-Up (Karin & Annemarie)

14:00 Seminar Practicing with Institutions, Instituting Practice II

Today with curator and course-leader Nick Aikens, ruangrupa and Annie Fletcher

14:00 Seminar Publishing Class: Between Animals or Beyond Being Human

Today with curator and course leader Jorinde Seijdel, Associate PHD researcher Florian Göttke and guest tutors Janine Armin and Rick Dolphijn

18:30 Dinner for these two groups; cooked by Karen's Kitchen 

20:00 Continuation COOP Academy

Location: Kortestraat, Arnhem


11:00-12:45 Face to face meetings, with students of the Inland Class

12:45-13:15 Lunch at Casco

13:15-15:00 Guided visit to Casco’s exhibition ‘We Are the Time Machines’ 

15:00-15:30 Discussion on last session and questions on the proposed texts.

15:30-16:00 Break

16:00-19:00 Presentation by Kathrin Thiele and discussion

19:00-19:40 Dinner cooked by Mari Pitkänen for DAI/Casco

19:40-21:00 Further discussion on the questions of the day

20:00 Continuation COOP Academy

Location: Casco, Utrecht

February 12: Friday

Starting 10:00

One on one meetings between students and (guest) tutors. This week with: Nick AikensJanine Armin, Sarah BrowneFernando Garcia DoryJon Mikel EubaSusan GibbFlorian Göttke, May Adadol IngawanijRuth NoackSanne OorthuizenSarah PierceJorinde SeijdelTirdad Zolghadr, as well as with Rik Fernhout.

Location: DAI spaces on all floors

13:00-14:00 Communal lunch cooked by Pick Up (Karin & Annemarie).

18:30-19:30 Communal dinner prepared by Karen's Kitchen.

20:00 in the lounge/living room ~ Marina Vishmidt and students (everybody is welcome) meet to discus possible forms of active participation in her  Sunday February 14 Roaming Assembly-session TIME RELEASE.  

February 13: Saturday

On the Saturday of each DAI-week, the students split up in three groups for the projects that together form the so-called ROAMING ACADEMY.

10:00 -17:30 Seminar: Location, Location, Location  today with Tirdad Zolghadr and Sarah Pierce

Location: Project Space

10:00 -17:30 Seminar: Non-Transmittable Form  today with  Ruth Noack and May Adadol Ingawanij

Location: Audi I

10:00 -19:00 Seminar: ACTION UNITES, WORDS DIVIDE (ON PRAXIS, AN UNSTATED THEORY) II by If I Can't Dance I Don't Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution & Jon Mikel Euba 

Today with Jon Mikel Euba and Susan Gibb

Location: Quiet Space

13:00-14:00 communal lunch cooked by Mari Pitkänen

16:30 - 18:30 DAI's Associate PHD Research Collective closed session/research meeting with the participation of Lauren Alexander, Florian Göttke, Rosie Heinrich and David Maroto. Auditors: Eduardo Cachucho and Yunjoo Kwak. Today's invited respondent is Josefine Wikström.

18:30 - 19:30 communal dinner cooked by Mari Pitkänen

20:00 DAI's first year students team up with the Associate PHD Research Collective for a seminar with Josefine Wikström. Focus will be on the question of 'use' and 'function' in art and especially in relation to research of the arts in higher education. Recommended reading: Article by Josefine Wikström on the topic of research in the arts soon to be published by Walking Theory & Theodor Adorno's essay "Functionalism Today".
Location: Project Space

20:00 Concurrently: Round-table DAI-director Gabriëlle Schleijpen & second year students about Graduation 2016.
Location: Quiet Space

February 14: Sunday

11:00 - TAI CHI session for ALL at the Kortestraat - Project Space.  

12:00 Lunch cooked by Mari Pitkänen at the DAI-Cantina

13:00 - 18:00   ROAMING ASSEMBLY #3


A one-day symposium curated and presented by Marina Vishmidt.

With presentations by Sarah Browne, Cara Tolmie, Josefine Wikström and Hypatia Vourloumis.

Open to the public ~ no entrance fee ~ location: Showroom Arnhem 

Read more about this public event

18:30 Dinner cooked by Mari Pitkänen in the DAI-Cantina

From 20:00 onward The Garden Shed / Not The Workshop

Overnight stay in Arnhem

February 15: Monday

10:45-17:30: The Kitchen / Not The Restaurant; all students attend the lecture-presentations or lecture-performances by 8 students, this DAI-week's guest respondents are Hypatia Vourloumis and Cara Tolmie, with Natasha Ginwala in the audience. Natasha will act as a coach to these eight presenters, setting up a skype meeting with each of them and returning June 6 & 7, 2016 for final 'kitchen-coaching', a workshop in preparation of the concluding DAI-week in July.


10:50 Mathilde Sauzet

11:30 Jammie Nicholas

12:10 Maja Renn

13:00 LUNCH

14:00 Ilan Manouach 

14:40 larose


15:30 Florencia Almiron

16:10 Wayne Wang-Jie Lim

16:50 Sebastian De Line

9:30 -18:00 How To Do Things With Theory: Face to Face meetings with Bassam El Baroni, Rachel O'Reilly & Marina Vishmidt

18:30 Dinner cooked by Karen's Kitchen

20:00 Round Table: all students, Rik Fernhout, Gabriëlle Schleijpen

Location: Quiet Space

Overnight stay in Arnhem

February 16: Tuesday 

The last day of each DAI-week is reserved for the three How To Do Things With Theory-seminars

9:30-13:00: How To Do Things With Theory 

- Seminar by Marina Vishmidt; location: 'New' Living Room

Seminar by Rachel O'Reilly; location: Reading Room

- Seminar by Bassam El Baroni; Location: Quiet Space

13:00-14:00 Communal lunch cooked by Pick-Up (Karin & Annemarie).

The week ends after lunch around 14:00 (unless you are scheduled for an individual meeting)