Invitation Symposium: Summer of Photography 2014

We cordially invite you to the intergenerational debates organized by BOZAR, Crosstalks, Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography, Amazone, Instituut voor de Gelijkheid van vrouwen en Mannen / Institut pour l’egalité des femmes et des hommes. During the opening of the Summer of Photography three debates are organized in the Center for Fine Arts on the respresentation of women and their rights and the topics of transgenderism and activism today.

13:00>17:00  SYMPOSIUM (Intergenerational debate)

Reservation: or T +32 (0)2 507.82.00

13:00-15:00 Intergenerational debate on the representation of gender in arts and media

(Session Chair: Hilde Van Gelder - KULeuven)

Keynote by Kathleen Van Brempt (SP.A)

Debate, animated by series of images and film stills with Saddie Choua (filmmaker), Geert Stadeus (Snoecks), Muriel Andrin (ULB), Gino Delmotte (BrandSpecies/UGent) and Dirk Reynders (VUB/MADfaculty).

15:00-16:00 Sorry I can’t offer you tea, my hands are a little tight, visit multiscreen installation screening by Saddie Choua
+ Exhibition The Belgian Six, guided visit by the curator by Nicholas Lewis.
16:00-17:00 Transgenderism: from underground to popular culture

(Session chair: Christine Eyene)

Debate, animated by series of images and film stills with Joz Mottmans (University Antwerpen), Griet De Cuypere (Centrum voor Seksualiteit en Genderproblematiek, UGent), Shigekuki Kihara (artist) and Steven Cohen (artist)

18:00>20:00 Women lounge and launch WOMAN : guided previews + drinks + live streaming Belgium-Algeria in a sisterhood atmosphere
20:15>23:00   Official Opening of the Summer of Photography

in the presence of Michel Pasteel, Director of the Institute for Equality of Women and MenOpening of the exhibitions:WOMAN. The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s. Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna

Curator: Gabriele Schor

Where we are at! Other Voices on Gender
Curator: Christine Eyene

The Word Magazine presents The Belgian Six
Curator: Nicholas Lewis

Kinderwunsch – Ana Casas

Registration at the opening: click here

20:30>21:00  Chandelier, Performance by Steven Cohen
21:30-22:30 Official debate on arts, gender and activism
(Session chair: 
Marleen Wynants – Crosstalks)
Keynote by Marleen Temmerman (WHO/UGent)
with Simone Susskind, Joëlle Milquet (cdH) and members of a Russian feminist and art collective
20:30-23:00 Meeting Point for partners, curators, artists, visitors: Cash Bar

Location: Center for Fine Arts – Rue Ravensteinstraat – Square

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