decolonial anti-monuments

Part of the Public Program of the exhibition If we remain silent Saturday, 14 October 2023, 14:00–19:00 / Casco HQRSVP via  Symposium with Noor Abed, Ana Bravo Pérez, Cristina Flores Pescorán, Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti, Rosalba Icaza (moderator), and Anguezomo Mba Bikoro. Presented in collaboration with Unsettling Rietveld Sandberg and MA Fine Arts of the […]

Nina bell F. House Museum for Studium Generale Gerrit Rietveld Academie at Stedelijk

25 March 2023, 13:00–17:00 / Stedelijk, AmsterdamMore access information via Studium Generale Rietveld Academie 2022–2023 In collaboration with the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie presents Refuge – fleeing, flowing leaking. This is a large-scale, multi-day event in the museum building and a festive Friday night. From 22 to 25 March, it focuses on questions of […]

Forces of Art – Exploring new models of care taking for the funding ecosystem

Image description: Ketemu’s existing position in the contemporary cultural ecosystem of Bali. Credit: Budi Agung Kuswara, drawing for the Forces of Art book (chapter 5), 2020.

23 June 2022, 13:15–18:15 / UK 14, Kassel, GermanyRSVP required, please send an email to office@documenta-institut.deLanguage: English We warmly invite you to the symposium taking place in Kassel in parallel to the soon opening documenta fifteen. The symposium titled Forces of Art–Exploring new models of care taking for the funding ecosystem is organized by the documenta Institut and Prince Claus Fund […]

What’s to be repaired? – Postcolonial Justice in Postcolonial Europe

Abstract infinity signs and stars

22–24 June 2022 / At Utrecht University, BAK basis voor de actuele kunst and Casco Art InstituteVisit their website for more information. Twenty years passed since 2001 UN World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, also known as the Durban Conference, took place. The Durban Conference is one of the first instances […]

Come Alive! No Movement Without Archives

13 March 2010 / UtrechtVenue: Moira, Wolvenstraat 10, 3512 CH, UtrechtLanguage: English Entrance, lunch and dinner are free as long as you reserve a seat.  Please contact Jaring Dürst Britt. Come Alive! is a series of public and discursive events organized by Casco in the course of 2010 to create a conjuncture between Casco’s twentieth anniversary and […]

A Day of Colour: The Infinite Attribute

10 January 2010, 14:00–17:00 / Casco HQ During A Day Of Colour: The Infinite Attribute graphic designer James Goggin, architect Susanne Komossa, writer and artist Kristina Lee Podesva and artist Mirjam Thomann speak about their research into the social, cultural and political meaning of colour. At the same time, various methods will be introduced to determine […]

Add Comment: Designing Critique in Public Forums

28 November 2008, 19:00–22:00 / Casco HQLanguage: English Reservation is recommended. Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory is pleased to invite you to join the symposium Add Comment: Designing Critique in Public Forums. Add Comment is an evening exploring forms of critique and the exchange of ideas in contemporary participatory culture, particularly in the context […]

You can’t judge a book by its cover

6 October 2007, 14:00–18:00 / Casco HQSymposium and launch of Another Publication Another Publication is a book project around the manifold perspectives on otherness. Twelve writers were invited to write a preface to a possible book on the “other.” Together, these trace different identifications and applications of the term, such as collaboration, love, aesthetics, institutional […]

D.A.R.E. #2: The Politics of Design

7 September 2007, 10:00-18:00 / UtrechtLocation: Centraal Museum, Nicolaaskerkhof 10, UtrechtTickets: €10 What is the role of design/designers in relation to the problems and issues that we face in the world today? D.A.R.E. #2 looks at how designers are engaging with contemporary issues. In the context of current changes in ecology, globalization, consumerism, the gap […]

What do we have in common(s)?

1 December 2013, 10:00–17:00Location: Teijn Auditorium, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museumplein 10, AmsterdamEntrance: ticket to the Stedelijk Museum Reservations: it is necessary to make a reservation. Send an e-mail to, stating your full name, e-mail address, telephone number, and the date of the program you want to attend. The notion of “commons” has suffered from an […]

Japan Syndrome – Amsterdam Version

13 March 2013, 12:00–18:00 / AmsterdamStudium Generale Rietveld Academie  Fred. Roeskestraat 96, Amsterdam You are warmly invited to attend the vibrant and thought provoking four day conference-festival of Studium Generale Rietveld Academie Amsterdam: WHERE ARE WE GOING, WALT WHITMAN? An ecosophical road map for artists and other futurists, (12-15 March 2013). Gabriëlle Schleijpen, head of the […]

INLAND Nederland Gathering

4 June 2016, 10:00–21:00 / Sonsbeek Park, Arnhem “on un/common ground” With contributions by Yvonne Billimore, artist at Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeenshire; Raphael Daibert, LGBT activist, Free Home University, Lecce and program coordinator of, Sao Paulo; Guus Geurts, a member of VoedselAnders and Platform Aarde Boer Consument, Nijmegen; Helen Kranstauber, curator of Agri Meets […]

Towards a Housing Commons

13 February 2016, 14:00–18:00 / Casco HQThe event is free, but please make a reservation. How can we regain control of our housing situation, the neighborhood, and the city, in response to rent increases, evictions, the erosion of rent protection, and the ongoing privatization of housing? Casco is happy to host two events on the […]