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Watching Revolution Through A Hole In The Wall

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Wednesday November 16, 2011 
at the Gym, Rietveld Academie
2-4 PM

LAUNCH OF THE STUDIUM GENERALE PROGRAM 2011-2012: WE ARE THE TIME

- screening of The Role of a Lifetime (2003), a work by artist and filmmaker Deimantas Narkevičius 
On loan from the VanAbbemuseum, with the very kind permission of the artist

- an introduction to the lay-out of WE ARE THE TIME by curator Gabriëlle Schleijpen, head of the Studium Generale Rietveld Academie

- an introduction to the communication plan for WE ARE THE TIME by Jakub Straka & Daiva Tubutyte 
  
- Dreaming Collectively: Life Experience and Political Imagination will introduce central ideas in the work of Walter Benjamin and connect them to Giorgio Agamben, two philosophers with huge impact on the art world. 
A spoken column by Alena Alexandrova, theorist and co - curator of WE ARE THE TIME. 

- Watching Revolution Through A Hole In The Wall
Foundland, a young multi-disciplinary art and design practice based in Amsterdam presents an entirely fictional narrative of perseverance and protest, based on a personally selected archive of Internet evidence related to the present situation in Syria. 

- a glass of wine for all 

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