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What is an institution?

The First Meeting

João Mourão and Luis Silva / Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh / Anne Barlow and Courtenay Finn / Pieternel Vermoortel and Anca Rujoiu

The First Meeting convened the human resources that shape Kunsthalle Lissabon, CCA Derry~Londonderry, FormContent in London, Art in General in New York, and Beirut in Cairo:

27 April 2013

11:00 -13:00
Institution Y | Discussion led by

14:00 -17:30
Calling on the East Bank (Cairo not Giza) | Visits to art & cultural institutions: Cimatheque – Center for Alternative Cinema; Mosireen – Media Collective; Townhouse; Contemporary Image Collective; CLUSTER – platform for urban research & design initiatives.

19:00 -21:00
A call to a gathering of people to raise their glasses and bring their own drinks together in honor of art and (young) institutions | Drinks & The Falling of the books...

28 April 2013

10:00 -12:00
How am I talking? | Discussion led by FormContent

12:30 -13:30
Tactics of the Here and Now | Discussion led by Art in General

14:30 -16:00
The Librarian Tells | Discussion led by CCA Derry~Londonderry

16:30 -18:00
Another Movement from I… | Discussion led by Kunsthalle Lissabon

18:00 -19:30
Is it a network is it a book? | The future of What is an Institution?

29 April 2013

10:00 -13:30

Propositions | Imagining the institution otherwise

17:00 -19:00
Felukka on the Nile | Sailing Institutional Thoughts