Organizers

If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution:


If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution is a rolling curatorial platform, departing from a spirit of open questioning and long term enquiry with artists. The undercurrent is its interest in visuall art practices related to performance and performativity. From there it investigates topics relevant in both art and the cultural and social sphere. Inspired by the quote of the anarchist Emma Goldman, the platform explores the critical and celebratory implications of this statement in artist’s work, curatorial and theoretical practice. If I Can’t Dance… works along the systematic of collaboration. It doesn’t have a ‘house’, but instead produces and develops projects and programmes that have different manifestations in different institutions within the Netherlands and abroad. Each edition, defined by a certain field of investigation, engages a set of partners and unfolds along a travelling trajectory. For more information see:

www.ificantdance.org

Wyspa Institute of Art:


Since September 2004, the Wyspa Institute of Art, in the grounds of Gdańsk Shipyard in the building of the former Basic Shipbuilding School, has been the home of the Wyspa Progress Foundation, an innovative artistic organisation combining the presentation of contemporary art with deliberations on the shape of social culture.

www.wyspa.art.pl

Dutch Art Institute


The Dutch Art Institute is situated on the German border in the town of Enschede, and is one of the accredited Master programs of the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education and listed in the Central Register of Higher Education Programs (CROHO). The Dutch Art Institute (DAI) targets energetic and inquisitive artists with a critical attitude towards traditional art centres and their hierarchies, by providing them with an international platform for exchange and dialogue with peers as well as with established visual artists, theoreticians and practitioners from other disciplines. ‘Fleeting collectivities’ are created in order to help the students to develop tailor made connections between their own artistic practice and public domains. By means of its fluid curriculum that integrates theoretical reflection, curatorial knowledge production, collaborative ‘hands-on’ projects as well as independent research, the DAI empowers their critical relations with the art world. Thus students can come to their own understanding of what needs to be challenged and reconfigured. The DAI plays an active and engaged role in the (art)world and maintains amicable working relationships with various institutions, initiatives, organizations and other ‘bodies’, all pioneering at the forefront of the arts and / or education.

www.dutchartinstitute.nl/

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