The first block of 2022 will focus on politics of space and on care practices. It is build around the framework of 'Poliset' facilitated by Vladimir Miller with focus on collective building processes within institutional environments to shift the relationship between practice, space and authorship towards commoning and self-organization. The framework of the Participants Assembly will bring curatorial input on CARE on the second part of the block.
2022 I - BLOCK PLANNING + Opening week detailed program
6 -14 January Opening Week (obligatory)
Each Opening Week is the start of a 4 months block. It consists of the welcoming of new researchers; the presentation of the participants and their research, program, curators, dedicated mentors and a.pass team; and the re-setting of the collective working structure of a.pass for the next 4 months.
The presentations on the Opening Week focus on [WHAT] are the research questions and their planning.
→ 6 January
12:00- 17:00 Brunch + Welcome / a.pass introduction and round table / Spaces, codes, keys, badges and digital tools
→ 7 January
10:00 - 17:00 - Block presentation (Poliset and CARE) / Speed dating around Research Community / preparation for participants presentations - explanation and planning
→ 10, 11, 12 January
10:00 - 17:00 - participants presentations + mentors presentations
→ 13 January
10:00 - 17:00 - Lexicon + participants Assembly
→ 14 January
10:00 - 17:00 - Code of Conduct, contracts and budgets
24 January - 11 February a.pass Poliset 2022W4-6
Study framework facilitated by Vladimir Miller
17 - 25 February Half Way Days (obligatory)
Participants research presentations (HOW) focus on methodology.
(Preparation days 17 and 18)
7 - 11 March CARE practices
Curatorial input proposed by the participants Assembly
28 March - 3 April End Week (PAF) (obligatory)
Participants research presentations (WHY) focus on content, context and criticality. This week we go to PAF - Performing Arts Forum in Reims, France
People involved in block 2022 I
Aleksandra Boris, Carolina Mendonça, Amy Pickles, Chloë Janssens, Sarah Pletcher, Anna- Sophie Lugmeier, Asli Hatipoglu, Martina Petrovic, Martin Sieweke, Nada Gambier, Vera Sofia Mota
Gosie Vervlossem, Simon Asencio, Rares Craiut, João Fiadeiro, Vijai Patchineelam
Every block has three dedicated mentors that support the participants research, the presentations and feedback moments. For block 2022 I the dedicated mentors are Anna Rispoli (artist, activist), Samah Hijawi (artist, researcher) and Jaime Llopis (dancer, choreographer)
Study facilitator and guests
The study facilitator for this block is Vladimir Miller (artist, researcher and a.pass research centre curator)>
The Polist guest are: choreographers Christine de Smedt, Liza Baliasnaja and Theo Livesey, architect and CIVE publications responsible Tania Garduño Israde, artist Jozef Wouters and Decoratelier, activist David Vercauteren (tbc).