vrijdag 21 april 2017

Vrijdag 28 apr. 2017: There Are No Images

This programma is in English. It was previously announced as 'The Dutch, Post-Colony'

Met: Lisanne Snelders, Miguel Peres dos Santos & Ben Moser.
More speakers TBA

The program will feature poetry, film, performance and discussion that consider colonialism's impact on the colonizer. How is contemporary Dutch society ('at home') indelibly marked and shaped by centuries of overseas aggression? How can art help formulate an adequate decolonized language that pushes the colonizers to address this history?
Still from Miguel Peres dos Santos' movie Voices (2015)
Miguel Peres Dos Santos (1976, Lisbon, Portugal) is an artist who works in a variety of media. By emphasising aesthetics, Peres Dos Santos reflects on the closely related subjects of archive and memory. This often results in an examination of both the human need for ‘conclusive’ stories and the question whether anecdotes ‘fictionalise’ history. By using an ever-growing archive of found documents to create autonomous artworks, his works references post-colonial theory as well as the avant-garde or the post-modern and the left-wing democratic movement as a form of resistance against the logic of the capitalist market system.

Lisanne Snelders (1988) followed the research master Dutch Literature at the University of Amsterdam. In September 2012 she started as a PhD Candidate at the Institute for Culture and History (ICH), within the department for Modern Dutch Literature. As a student Lisanne served as the editor in chief of Vooys, a literary/academic journal on literature.

Benjamin Moser (1976) is a writer, editor, critic, and translator. He worked at Foreign Affairs magazine and Alfred A. Knopf in New York before becoming an editor at the Harvill Press in London. He was the New Books columnist for Harper's Magazine before becoming a Contributing Editor on visual art and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His work has appeared in many publications in the United States and abroad, including Condé Nast Traveler, Newsweek, and The American Scholar. He has written a biography of the life of Clarice Lispector, Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector, and is working on a biography of Susan Sontag

Doors open: 19:30 | Start: 20:00
Entrance: 9 / 6 euro (discount)
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