Contour Biennale 8 Opening

contour opening

Press Preview: 9.3.2017
Professional Preview: 10.3.2017
Public Programme: 11.3 – 12.3.2017

On the occasion of the preview and opening weekend of Contour Biennale 8 Polyphonic Worlds: Justice as Medium, Steven Op de Beeck, director and Natasha Ginwala, curator of Contour Biennale 8 request the pleasure of your company at the opening reception and preview celebration.

Programme 10.3.2017

Exhibition Preview (all venues)
–14:00 – 22:00
Starting point: De Garage, Onder den Toren 12, 2800 Mechelen

Official Opening (Minderbroedersgang 1)
–20:00 – 21:00

Opening Party (Minderbroedersgang 1)
with DJ Taxila + Guests
–21:00 onwards

Artists and Artist Collectives

Adelita Husni-Bey, Agency, Ana Torfs, Arvo Leo, Basir Mahmood, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Council (Grégory Castéra and Sandra Terdjman), Eric Baudelaire, Filipa César and Louis Henderson, Ho Tzu Nyen, Inhabitants (Mariana Silva and Pedro Neves Marques), Judy Radul, Karrabing Film Collective, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Madonna Staunton, Otobong Nkanga, Pallavi Paul, Pedro Gómez-Egaña, Rana Hamadeh, Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam, Rossella Biscotti, Susanne M. Winterling, The Empire Remains Shop (Cooking Sections), Trevor Paglen, Trinh Thi Nguyen

Curator: Natasha Ginwala

Advisers: Judy Radul and Denise Ferreira da Silva
Assistant Curator: Krisztina Hunya

Opening Weekend Programme

Please join us on 11th and 12th March 2017 (10 am to 8pm) for the opening weekend public programme / DAI Roaming Assembly #12 of talks, screenings, and performances, Planetary Records: Performing Justice Between Art and Law featuring Council, Rana Hamadeh, Inhabitants (Mariana Silva and Pedro Neves Marques), Sven Lütticken, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Judy Radul, Susan Schuppli, Denise Ferreira da Silva, among others.

Curators: Natasha Ginwala and Rachel O’ Reilly
Public Programme Coordinators: Sofia Lemos and Nikos Doulos

Full programme schedule will be available on our website soon.

For directions to biennale venues and accommodation in Mechelen here.

We kindly request you to RSVP in advance and for more information please contact Katelijne Lindemans.

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