#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#61: No all male install teams.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#15: Kunsthal Gent aims to be an extension of public space.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#119: Be a space of production.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#61: No all male install teams.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#15: Kunsthal Gent aims to be an extension of public space.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#119: Be a space of production.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. More info

06.11—18.12.2020 11:00

Kunsthal Gent Development Programme

Pay what you can

THE POST COLLECTIVE:
ONLINE VOCAL PRACTICE

The Post Collective is an autonomous platform of co-creation, co-learning and cultural activism created by and for refugees, asylum seekers, sans papiers and accomplices. One of our ongoing and collaborative activities has been in producing and performing voice and language-based artworks in various contexts or arrangements. During the lockdown we carried out a series of online vocal and performative sessions. These turned out to be surprisingly effective and inspiring, as we used social media such as Jitsi and Skype in new and unorthodox ways via our vocal and language-based experiments.
We are now calling for new collaborators to join us in regular online weekly sound poetry and voice practices.

No previous experience is required other than being prepared to use your voice and language(s) in new and exploratory ways. We aim to create a virtual chorus where participants write and arrange their own songs for collaborative performing. This will draw from and ‘give voice’ to the diverse linguistic and poetic/artistic experiences and backgrounds of all those participating.

After an introductory session those who wish to continue will meet on a regular Friday basis to develop material for future online public performances.

“A voice means this: there is a living person, throat, chest, feelings, who sends into the air
this voice, different from all other voices.”
-Italo Calvino (A King Listens)


Introduction session: 06 November 11.00-13.00
and EVERY FRIDAY at 11.00

If you wish to join please register your name and online contact details here:
https://pad.pad.land/p/soundpoetry, download Zoom and find us here: https://zoom.us/j/99017738616

Listen to other scores and improvs here: https://soundcloud.com/user-832058321/piece-of-hope

123047080 1308847306155127 1189259920668127201 n