Platform BK Solidarity Camp

22–24 September / Casco HQThe event is free and open to Platform BK members, costs €10 for non-members and €5 for students.Register via  How to convince a museum to abandon fossil industry sponsoring? How to take action against gentrification in your neighborhood as a cultural worker? How to you write a good open letter? […]


28–30 October 2010 / Utrecht CHECK IN is a series of temporary communal occasions where key issues emerging from GDR research are discussed and re-articulated in close relation to specific domestic spaces in Utrecht, including the GDR apartment, the Rietveld Schröderhuis (RSH) and the house next door to the RSH.  Each occasion highlights selected ongoing […]

The Grand Domestic Revolution – User’s Manual (GDR)

6 November 2011–27 February 2012 / Casco HQOpening 5 November 2011, 18:00  Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory cordially invites you to join us for the opening of the project exhibition The Grand Domestic Revolution – User’s Manual.  INTRODUCTION  In October 2009 Casco initiated The Grand Domestic Revolution – User’s Manual (GDR) in […]

The Grand Domestic Revolution GOES ON

28 October–16 December 2010 / Utrecht CHECK IN: 28 & 29 October 19:00-21:00; 30 October 15:00–17:00 READ-IN: 30 October 18:00–21:00 HOME CINEMA: 31 October 14:00–18:00 FORUM: 21 November 14:00–18:00 ACTION: 15 & 16 December 10:00–18:00  Reservations are required for all events as space is limited, please contact Cindy van Rooijen. For ACTION, advanced inquiry on the terms of participation […]

Salwa Gathering: Resilient Grounds, Nurturing Soils

Image description: many hands, filling plates, with a variety of greens, and pickled vegetables. Credit: Shailoh Phillips, photo, 2022

13 & 14 May 2022 / Casco HQAdmission is free. Please visit our access note. “The garden has taught me to live, to appreciate the times when things are fallow and when they’re not.” – Jamaica Kincaid  The second SALWA Gathering, titled Resilient grounds, nurturing soils, will take place at Casco! We are happy to […]

Let’s Squat Something

15 April 2012, 13:00–16:00 / Casco HQ The Forum will take place at Casco, located at Nieuwekade 213-215, Utrecht on Sunday, 15 April, 13:00–16:00. Admission is free. If you missed the previous broadcasts, visitors also have a chance to view Episodes 1-3 inside Casco’s space during the event. The event will be in English.  Reservations […]

The Utrecht Common(s) Course

23 April–30 April 2014 / Casco HQ The first session is 18:30 hrs on Wednesday 23 April at Casco’s new location in the museum quarter at Lange Nieuwstraat 7, Utrecht. The form and content of the subsequent sessions is informed by what happens and who takes part. Participants are encouraged to take part on all […]

WTM Forum II: Commoning Arts Organization

30 January 2016, 14:00–18:00 / Casco HQ “But rather than what I would call content-driven critique, what I am interested in is managerial and organizational change that embeds political equality within the organization itself. This necessitates a more humble and messy approach in which the aesthetic is placed on lateral terms with the more mundane […]

We Are the Time Machines Study Program

15 November 2015–13 March 2016 / Casco HQ Introduction “They’re building something in there, something down there, a different kind of speculation, a speculation called ‘study,’ a debt speculation, a speculative mutuality. Mutual debt, unpayable debt, unbounded debt, unconsolidated debt, debt to each other in a study group, to others in a nurses’ room, to […]

Undercommoning Institutions

24 June 2015, 19:30–22:30 / Casco HQ Reservations are required as seats are limited. With great pleasure, Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory and Open! Platform for Art, Culture and the Public Domain invite our colleagues and publics to participate in an open forum with Stefano Harney, co-author with Fred Moten of The Undercommons: […]

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 […]

WTM Forum IV: Commoning Aesthetics

12 March 2016, 14:00–18:00 / Casco HQThe forum starts at 14:00 hrs. Admission is free, but reservations are required for the forum and festivities. “Both the production and the reception of art will be transformed if a work of art is to be considered as a common good rather than a good that supports acts […]

WTM Forum III: Commoning Governance

28 February 2016, 14:00–18:00 / Casco HQForums start at 14:00 hrs and are free to all. However, reservations are required for organizer and contributor preparation (and yes, seating is limited too). “Barcelona en Comú is also an experiment in creating, accessing, and valorizing common infrastructures and resources. It has very few material resources at its […]

WTM Forum I: Commoning Economy

17 January 2016, 14:00–18:00 / Casco HQ Forums start at 14:00 hrs and are free to all. However, reservations are required for organizer and contributor preparation (and yes, seating is limited too). “The economy is something we do, and not just something that does things to us.”– JK Gibson-Graham There is a strong urgency to […]