at Konsthall C this weekend
One day symposium investigating collective practices and their relationships to political organising. Saturday 5 December 11am- 5pm
Welcome to a one day symposium saturday 5 December, 11-5pm which focuses on the work of working together, political organisation and collective making.
The symposium is particularly inspired by the ‘Womens day off’ a strike in Iceland in 1975 that sought to place the raise the visibility of women’s work on to a national agenda. The strike successfully brought the invisible work of the home to public display. The strike is one of the most impressive acts of women’s collectivity to challenge inequality in Northern Europe. Konsthall C’s Women’s Day Off symposium is held on its 40th anniversary.
The symposium uses the legacy of the ”Womens Day Off” strike, as a point of departure to focus on the potential of collective action. The symposium readdresses questions raised by the original strike revisiting how the issues of ”work” and ”gender” have changed since 1975 and the implications this has for collective mobilisation.
Contributors to the day include: Maiko Tanaka, co-initiator of the project The Grand Domestic Revolution, Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir, Becky Forsythe and Heiðar Kari Rannversson from Iceland’s artist run museum NYLO (The Living Art Museum). Kamilla Askholm from Copenhagen’s CAMP (Centre for Art on Migration Politics) and the artist, journalist and fashion designer Dady de Maximo.
Workshop by R-Lab, KKH
10 to the 12 of November
Game Time: a play on the work of Oscar Hansen, is part of a three day play event held from the 10 to the 12 of November produced by the participants of this year’s R-Lab, at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. Game Time partners are Index the Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation and the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw. The event is sponsored by the Polska institutet, Stockholm. The public is invited to join the Opening Talk “Exhibition Play” by Aleksandra Kędziorek, from the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw. Kędziorek, a member of the Polish curatorial team that developed the Oskar Hansen exhibition program, will speak at Hus 28 at the RIA about the relationship of game play in contemporary exhibitions. The Talk Wednesday 11 November beginning at 18:00, begins the premier event, Game Time: Play Time. R-Lab participants have created a unique play situation within Index’s exhibition space currently featuring the work of Simone Forti. All are welcome. The event will be followed by a screening of the film “Reappropriation of the City” 1977, by Ugo La Pietra, the Milanese Radical architect, designer and publisher at the Index Front Space. On 12 November beginning at 18:00, the final edition of Game Time will feature Play Ground, the second play situation developed by the participants of R-Lab specifically for Index. Special prizes will be awarded to all the winners, and everyone is again welcome to join! https://researchlabroyalinstituteart.wordpress.com/r-lab-fall-workshop/
Event not to miss:
Center for Urban Pedagogy, from NYC, 24 November at Statens Konstråd
Experiment Stockholm at Färgfabriken
23 september – 29 November