DAI Bulletin 2015-2016 no. 8

DAI-week number 8

SCHEDULE DAI-WEEK 28 April - 3 May 2016

April 28: 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.


11:00 Seminar Practicing with Institutions, Instituting Practice II, framework by the Van Abbemuseum

Today with curator and course-leader Nick Aikens and Christian Nyampeta

Location: RuRu House, Arnhem

13:00-14:00 Communal lunch at the DAI cooked by Karin & Annemarie (Pick Up catering)

14:00 Seminar Publishing Class: Between Animals or Beyond Being Human, framework by Open!

Today with curator and course leader Jorinde Seijdel, Associate PHD researcher Florian Göttke and guest tutor Mohammad Salemy. 

Location: Kortestraat - Living Room 

Eco-village Ppauw: 

Seminar Inland Class, framework by Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory. Today with core tutor Fernando García-Dory, curator and course leader Sanne Oorthuizen,  Binna Choi, Rick Dolphijn, Mali Boomkens, Henk Eshuis and the inhabitants of eco-village Ppauw

10.00 hrs Meet at Arnhem Centraal Station main entrance and take a bus to eco-village Ppauw (bus stop: “Wageningse Berg”)

11:00-12:30 Introduction to eco-village Ppauw by Henk Eshuis and Mali Boomkens and do some work together!

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Lecture by Rick Dolphijn: “Ecosophy: what is the matter with the earth?”

15:30-16:30 Fernando García-Dory introduces concept of June INLAND Nederland gathering (Sonsbeek park, 4 June 2016)

16:30-17:30 Collective discussion artistic interventions and contribution INLAND Class to INLAND Nederland gathering 4 June

18.30-19.30 Bus back to Arnhem

19.30  Dinner at the DAI 

20:00 - 21:00 Collective discussion continued

April 29: Friday

One on one meetings between students and (guest) tutors. This week with: Nick Aikens, Christian Nyampeta, Jorinde Seijdel, Florian Göttke, Mohammad Salemy, Niels Schrader, Sanne Oorthuizen, Fernando Garcia Dory, Sarah PierceJon Mikel EubaSusan Gibb, Frédérique Bergholtz, Itziar Okariz, Ruth Noack, Mi YouTina Gverović, Pete Wolfendale and Rik Fernhout

Location: DAI spaces on all floors

13:00-14:00 Communal lunch cooked by Karin & Annemarie 

18:30-19:30 Communal dinner prepared by Karen 

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

April 30: 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 Sarah Pierce

Location: Quiet Room

10:00 -17:30 Seminar: Non-Transmittable Form  today with Ruth Noack, Tina Gverović and Mi You

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, Susan Gibb and Itziar Okariz

Location: Living Room

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

14:30 - 18:30: DAI's Associate PHD Research Collective closed session with the participation of regular members Florian Göttke and Lauren Alexander,  special guest Sarah Jones, and auditors Katia Barrett, Sarah DemoenBen Burtenshaw and Jan Adriaans. Today's invited respondents are Yuk Hui and Mohamed Salemy.

19:00-20:00 communal dinner cooked by Mari Pitkänen

20:00 - 23:00 Fluff & Frolic (with screening of "Eye Ball Hand Coordination"). 

Fluff & Frolic is the SONSBEEK 2016 Campsite's Soft & Social Fabric Makeover Workshop for ALL students.

Prepared and gently guided by Jacq van der Spek & Ricardo Liong-a-Kong.

DAI-week 9 at the Sonsbeek Park: our camp in the valley will have 5 tents ( each of them sleeps 8). Tonight 5 Work Groups are invited to co-create 5 intra-active SLEEP environments. Textiles & tools will be provided. 

May 1: Sunday

12:00 Lunch cooked by Mari Pitkänen at the DAI

13:00 - 18:30   ROAMING ASSEMBLY #5


A symposium curated by Bassam El Baroni 

With the participation of: Jan Adriaans, Katia Barrett, Ben Burtenshaw, Patricia ReedInigo WilkinsPeter Wolfendale and Yuk Hui. Moderation: Mohammad Salemy

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

Read more about this public event

18:30 Dinner at the DAI, cooked by Mari Pitkänen 

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

Overnight stay in Arnhem

May 2: 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 Patricia Reed and Inigo Wilkins, with Arnisa Zeqo in the audience. Arnisa will act as a coach to these eight presenters and return on May 12, 2016 for tutorials as well as on June 5 & 6, 2016 for a workshop on presenting/performing a lecture.


10:10 Katja den Dulk

10:50 Valentina Curandi

11:30 Maike Hemmers

12:10 Nil Ilkbasaran

13:00 lunch

14:00 Dimitra Kondylatu

14:40 Zhenia Vasiliev

15:10 tea break

15:30 Sonia Kazovsky

16:10 Peter Kristinn


10:00 -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 Karens Keuken

20:00 Round Table with all students and Gabriëlle Schleijpen: co-creation of the TIME LINE for JUNE 3, 4, 5 DAI & SONSBEEK 2016 and other issues (to be brought to the fore by the students).

Overnight stay in Arnhem

May 3: 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 Karin & Annemarie (Pick Up)

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