We Correspondents

15 January–5 June 2009 / Utrecht and Arnhem We Correspondents is designed to explore the possibilities of “correspondence” as a concept and a method for artistic agency through a series of group exercises, meetings and discussions. One session is built into another to form reflective strata for critically investigating existing and alternative modes of “correspondence.” […]

Publishing Class II

26 September 2011–25 June 2012 / Casco HQ Publishing Class is a two year programme designed for the Dutch Art Institute MFA ArtEZ by Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, delving into the act of publishing in critical art practice, both as a way to make things public – forming the publicness – […]

Publishing Class I

1 October–6 July 2011 / Casco HQ Publishing Class is a two year programme ­designed for the Dutch Art Institute / MFA ArtEZ by Casco ­Office for Art, Design and ­Theory, delving into the act of publishing through and within artistic practice in close examination of shifting artistic practice and its forms. Towards recognizing the […]

Temporary Faculty

9–13 November 2009 / Casco HQ 5 days series of activities by HKU creative lab  9–13 November 2009 at Casco House (Bemuurde Weerd Oostzijde 18b, Utrecht)   In the light of the project Stadstaat and under the guidance of Casco, a group of students from the Creative Lab of Utrecht School of Art (HKU) teamed up […]

Publishing Class II – book kiosk & launch

26 September 2011–7 July 2012 / Arnhem The Publishing Class kiosk and book launch take place in the context of the Finissage (from 11:00 to 20:00) of the DAI academic year with a one-day exhibition with works by DAI students curated by Grant Watson as well as a group performance led by artist Ian White. […]

GDR Digest & Futurist Writing School

20–27 February 2012 / Casco HQIf you are interested in participation, please email us with your motivation by Friday, 10 February, 17:00. Contributors will be provided meals, accommodation and transport within the Netherlands and neighboring cities. FULL AGENDA IS AVAILABLE HERE!   During the final week of the GDR project exhibition, Casco organizes GDR Digest, an […]

Publishing Class talk with Gwen Allen & picnic book launch

18 October 2013–19 October 2013 / UtrechtCasco office (Nieuwekade 213) and Casco Storefront (Voorstraat 88) Together with the Dutch Art Institute (DAI) MFA/Artez, we gladly invite you to join us for a talk with art historian Gwen Allen as well as a fall picnic book launch with Hanan Benammar, Aziza Harmel, Maja Hodošcek, Isabel Marcos, […]

Publishing Class IV: Community in Print (2013-2014)

14 September 2013–17 June 2014 / Casco HQ Community in Print focuses on serial publishing inspired by art-publishing enterprises that were for the most part in series form: from magazines prevalent in the 1970s like the American counterculture catalog, published by writer Stewart Brand, Whole Earth Catalog or the collective General Idea’s FILE magazine, to […]

Publishing Class V: INLAND

1 October 2014–1 July 2015 / Casco HQ Publishing Class V: INLAND invites Dutch Art Institute (DAI) and Werkplaats Typografie (WT) participants to engage with a para-institution [1] for the duration of one year with Spanish artist Fernando García-Dory as core tutor. Publishing Class V: INLAND aims to understand the formulation of post-capitalist ways of […]

2020–2021 DAI COOP study group: Reframing Climate Colonialism

14 November 2020–21 July 2021Reframing Climate Colonialism from Month to Month and Chronicles Reframing Climate Colonialism: Pleasuring the Radical Imagination pleasurably and critically interrogates how the 2020-21 COOP study group itself can be a site to apply and practice the Climate Justice Code (CJC). To do so, it asks: What is climate colonialism and how […]

School in Common with Jing Y. Ng, Song Yi, and Zoénie Liwen Deng

1 September 2019, 15:00–17:30 / Casco HQ How does art for and of commoning operate in a country like China where economic and social inequality and class segregation deepen, while freedom of expression shrinks and direct activism is suppressed? School in Common, a new name for Casco’s Study Meetings, opens its autumn program with two […]

Warm farewell to WTM

7 March, 10:00–13 March 2016, 18:00 The final week of the We Are the Time Machines: Time and Tools for Commoning (WTM) exhibition and study program is full of common (when public, noted below) moments for study and other activities in concert with the last energized sixteen weeks. Please have a glimpse – “we are […]

2019–2020 DAI COOP study group: All about my mother

Image description: a walnut cake baked by Sepake Angiama as part of her residency at the Grand Domestic Revolutions apartment (18b) by Casco Art Institute, Winter/Spring 2010. Photo: BC.

1 December 2019–21 August 2020All about my mother from Month to Month & Chronicles What shall we cook together? With whom shall we share it and how? The word “cook” from the Latin cocus which comes from coquo [to cook, to think, to be unquiet, to worry (about), to mix], which most probably derives from […]

Collective Pot? online course

Saturday, 18 September, 14:00 – 17:00 (CET)Online coursePlease register here 14:00 – 14:30 Welcome and Introduction to the project and the online course14:30 – 16:00 Four close workshops of the four tools16:00 – 17:00 Plenary session and Q&A Over the last decades, economic inequality and insecurity have only increased. There’s the financial capitalist economy as the […]