#119: Be a space of production.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#107: Build a community / scene.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#111: Do it together.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#28: Make Contracts.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#4: Pay what you can.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#119: Be a space of production.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#107: Build a community / scene.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#111: Do it together.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#28: Make Contracts.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#4: Pay what you can.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|
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12.11.2021 20:00

Artist talk and archive-exhibit

Pay what you can

CHT/Totalism org:
Base Coordinates

Friday 12th November, 20.00 - 22:30
KUNSTHAL HACKBASE opening
(artist talk, programme presentation & archive exhibit — ENG)

Location: Cinema & Studio

Starting October 2021, CHT/Totalism.org hackbase inhabits Kunsthal Gent, with a participation-focused public programme. With Labs, Inhabitation, Excursions, Happenings and a continous archive exhibit.

  • 20:00 'Base Coordinates' (talk by David Potočnik & Elisabeth De Laet) — Cinema
  • 21:00 Archive exhibit launch and drinks (2011—2021 material & hypermedia artefacts, projection mapping) — Studio
  • 21:30 Programme discussion & dynamic scheduling — Cinema
KUNSTHAL HACKBASE

This event launches the KUNSTHAL HACKBASE 3-month residency at Kunsthal Gent.

CHT/Totalism.org hackbase is an infrastructure research project in Canary Islands (Spain). Since 2011, ad-hoc crews use common-owned equipment and coordinate by consensus-established protocols, to curate, develop, document and practice the transitional tactics, technologies, theory, and arts, beyond capitalism. Started as a shared house; organizing experimental off-grid desert camps since 2014, open to all.

SEE THE FULL PROGRAMME HERE
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