Cinema Olanda [2017]

vimeo link to 
part one ︎
part two ︎

back to Cinema Olanda ︎

Live programme in Cinema Olanda

A live public program took place on 23 June 2017 in the Dutch pavilion of the Venice Biennale, during which leading thinkers in the fields of art, anthropology and sociology reflected on the Cinema Olanda exhibition and engaged in dialogue with artist Wendelien van Oldenborgh and curator Lucy Cotter.

Sarat Maharaj is Professor of Visual Art and Knowledge Systems, Malmo Art Academy/Lund University and Research Professor, Goldsmiths’ University of London. He has been co-curator/advisor on such biennials as Okwui Enwezor’s Documenta XI (2002) and Farewell to Postcolonialism, Guangzhou (2008) and chief curator of Pandemonium: art in a time of creativity fever, Göteborg (2011). Recent research includes Ignorantitis Sapiens: the knowledge/non-knowledge/ignorance virus in a pansophic age.

Avery Gordon is a sociologist and transdisciplinary writer. She is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Visiting Faculty fellow at the Department of Visual Culture, Goldsmith’s College, University of London. Her books include Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination (University of Minnesota Press, 2008), Keeping Good Time: Reflections on Knowledge, Power and People (Routledge, 2004) and The Hawthorne Archive, Letters from the Utopian Margins, Fordham University Press, 2017).

Gloria Wekker is a social and cultural anthropologist and emeritus professor in Gender Studies, Faculty of the Humanities, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Her books include White Innocence: Paradoxes of Colonialism and Race (Duke University Press, 2016) and Politics of Passion; Afro-Surinamese Women’s Sexual Culture in the Black Diaspora (Columbia University Press, 2006).

Photographs by Kristof Gerega