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Photo: RoosWiesBlue
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The artist: from campaigner to technologist

Discussion afternoon: 26 / 05 / 2018
Location: TENT

Time: 15: 00 - 18: 00 hours

Following the new publication on the Research & Development scheme, CBK Rotterdam is organizing a discussion afternoon about the role of the visual artist today. Under the direction of Nicole Sciarone, artists Josephine Baan, Manetta Berends, Ine Lamers, Gerwin Luijendijk and Tim Leyendekker will discuss the way in which they determine their position and context. Do they act as an activist or as an image maker, as a historian or as a technologist? Art theorist Janneke Wesseling and philosopher Henk Oosterling will also contribute to this discussion afternoon. With a performance by the Hart-Koor of RoosWiesBlauw.

14: 30 hours: Entry
15: 00 hour: Introduction
15: 45 hour: Performance of the Hart-Koor
16: 00 hour: Discussion
17: 15 hour: Drinks
18: 00 hour: End

The new R&D publication describes four years of artistic research by more than 160 artists on the basis of different professional opinions: the artist as an activist, connector, translator, newsreader, historian, scientist, technologist and image designer. Philosopher Henk Oosterling and art theorist Janneke Wesseling contributed to this publication.

Tickets € 3
More information and tickets via www.tentrotterdam.nl.
Language: Dutch

TENT is the platform for contemporary art in the context of Rotterdam with exhibitions, new productions, educational projects, performances and events with makers from the city and beyond.
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Sculpture International Rotterdam manages the international sculpture collection of Rotterdam, brings it to the attention and develops a metropolitan international art policy.
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BKOR manages and renews the extensive city collection in collaboration with Rotterdam residents, companies and institutions. BKOR advises the municipality, citizens and artists on the realization, placement, relocation and remediation of public works of art.
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Art Office mediates, informs and supports visual artists from Rotterdam with regard to their professional practice. For artists, institutions and individuals.
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