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Event 19 Nov 2016-29 Jan 2017

All events in our winter program are held at Casco unless otherwise noted.


Saturday, 19 November 2016, 15:00–18:00 hrs
Opening of To Become Two, exhibition-project by Alex Martinis Roe
Artist floor talk at 15:15 hrs

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 19:30–21:00 hrs
Age Lines presentation by Natashe Lemos Dekker on dementia and the politics of care at the end of life


Thursday, 1 December 2016, 19:30–21:00 hrs
Affective Resonances of Vulnerability
Age Lines
performance-lecture by Magdalena Górska

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 17:00–21:00 hrs
ReadingRoom with Terra Critica and Alex Martinis Roe as guest

ReadingRoom is a local Terra Critica practice in Utrecht that takes place at Casco and involves careful and critical readings of texts from a wide range of disciplines. This season of sessions are focused on the poetics and politics of the affirmative and investigates the spaces of education, activism, and art on different pedagogical, poetical, and political levels. Alex Martinis Roe, whose practice involves an affirmative politics of difference, is the guest for this December session.

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 19:30–21:00 hrs
Conversation with Sakiko Sugawa on domestic labor

Sakiko Sugawa is a member of hanare and one of the founding members of Social Kitchen in Kyoto. She is also part of the accompany collective based in Auckland, NZ. Sugawa explores the question of  how to prepare ourselves for post-capitalist society and is interested in the reproductive labor of everyday life, and creating initiatives involving this complex labor to accompany as well as supplement a wider political and labor movement. She was a visiting fellow at Queens Museum in New York City from 2015–16.

Sunday, 11 December 2016, 13:00–18:00 hrs, Plantage Dok, Amsterdam
Our Future Network: Historiography, Public Speaking, and Collective Difference
Presented by If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution / Dutch Art Institute
Day-long salon with Alex Martinis Roe and guests.

During this day-long salon, the artist Alex Martinis Roe will host a group of invited guests to stage proposals and responses to ideas and methodologies presented in her feature-length film Our Future Network (2016). The day will comprise of lectures and presentations from invited guests (to be announced); a screening of Our Future Network; and live contributions from participants in the film, including the choreographer Cécile Bally and the literature and gender studies scholar Vasso Belia, who with fellow members of the Gender Studies programme at Utrecht University, will enact some of the propositions for new feminist political practices.
For more details about the day’s program, please visit If I Can't Dance's website.


Thursday, 19 January 2017, 19:00 hrs
Army Of Love: Ingo Nierman and Dora Garcia
Screening and talk

Writer Ingo Nierman and artist Dora Garcia have been commissioned by Casco to further develop the project Army of Love. Part communitarian, part anarchy, the Army of Love is envisioned as a weapon of unconditional, radical love for the transhumanist regime. This will be an introductory event for Army of Love, featuring a screening and workshop.

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 14:00-17:00 hrs
Our Future Network: Experiments, Abstractions and Propositions

Book launch of To Become Two by Alex Martinis Roe and activations of propositions developed as part of the Our Future Network project, including presentations from students of the “Theory in More Formats” course with Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies (NOG) led by Alex Martinis Roe and Vasso Belia, as well as invited guests (to be announced).