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.
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
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.