DAS Theatre: Opening Investigative Institute for Obsolescence
DAS Graduate School, Overhoeksplein 2, Amsterdam
The Investigative Institute for Obsolescence is the first institute of its kind. Its aim is to track obsolescence as such by regarding its symptoms, manifestations, and potentiality. In other words, to question the state of things that are rendered useless, simply scheduled to expire, and be replaced, as the device you are reading this description on. The Institute shares the belief that to be obsolete, undesirable and purposeless might mean freedom to operate differently.
Investigative Institute for Obsolescence is a project by Szymon Adamczak, Sofia Dinger, Clara Garcia Fraile, Erin Hill, Ira Melkonyan, Jonathan Offereins, Alice Pons, Biljana Radinoska, Vincent Riebeek, Catarina Vieira in conversation with Daniel Blanga-Gubbay and Livia Andrea Piazza
For now, the Institute recruits its investigators among participants of the Block ‘Anywhere, Anywhere out of This World’ at DAS Theatre. They will carry their investigations through means of their practices and invite others to contribute and share.
Attendance is free. Reserve your place with an email to: dastheatre. Or reserve your @ ahk.nlticket online. Thank you!
DAS Theatre has invited Silvia Bottiroli to curate the Block 'Anywhere, Anywhere Out of This World' for the academic year 2016-17, a ten week study programme. Philippe Quesne, Christophe Meierhans, Zapruder, Mårten Spångberg, Daniel Blanga-Gubbay and Livia Andrea Piazza are some of those who will be working with the students. Read more about the block.
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