Events

Future

Premiere KIRAC 16 ‘King Philip’

De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Saturday 20:00 September 21, 2019
(click for tickets and info)

Opening KIRAC Gallery

H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 49F, Amsterdam. 
More information coming soon.
October 2019.

Past

Kate Sinha recites her text ‘Ayn’s creature’, about Ayn Rand

De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Grote denkers: Ayn Rand’, an evening created by Merlijn Geurts.
With Tinneke Beeckman, Kate Sinha and Floor Rusman. 
June 18 or 20, 2019

(Click here to read Kates the text, or watch video below)

Kate talks about Avant-garde and political engagement.

De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
On the occasion of the new book by Sjeng Scheijen ‘De Avant-garde’.
With: Sjeng Scheijen (writer), Stephan Petermann (Architect at OMA), Sanne van der Burgh (architect at MVRDV). Moderator: Lennart Booij.
May 29, 2019. 

(Info here, or watch video below)

 

Screening ‘The Art of Stefan Simchowitz’ and Lecture

Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Karlsruhe, Germany
KIRAC 8: The art of Stefan Simchowitz. Program: Prof. Marcel van Eeden.
April 16, 2019

Talk with Kate Sinha about antropoceen

De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Now the Earth was Formless and Empty’. About the concept op Genesis. For students of the Sandberg Instituut, Conservatorium, Dramaturgie in cooperation with De Nederlandse Opera. Program: Sjaron Minailo and Ricarda Franzen.
March 29, 2019

Talk about political correctness

M Museum, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
‘De toekomst van de kunst.’ Talk. Programme by Freek van de Velde, Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics.
March 21, 2019

Teaching art students

De Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag
‘A foreign affair’. Organized by Caroline Straver, Pre-eindexamenexpositie. With end exam students about their work.
December 9, 2018

Talk with Kate Sinha about polarisation

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, The Netherlands
HappyChaos presenteert: Het polariserende podium met spreker Kate Sinha.
December 6, 2018

Talk about freedom of speech

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam,  The Netherlands
De Idee #22 / Censuur met Paul Cliteur
November 22, 2018

Premiere ‘Time’s Up, Old Man’ and talk

De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kirac 15 ‘Time’s Up, Old Man’.
November 2, 2018 – Friday 20:00

 

Talk with philosophy students

UvA, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Filosofisch Practicum: filosofie en kunst. dhr. dr. S (Sybrandt) van Keulen, Jan Wester.
June 21, 2018

Screening Beta version of ‘Time’s Up Old Man’ and talk

MACBA, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
Independent Studies Program, with Judith Hoekstra.
June 11, 2018

Barcelona

Screening ‘The Art of Stefan Simchowitz’ and talk

HBFK, Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, Germany
Kirac 8 ‘The Art of Stefan Simchowitz’. Program: Kunst, Wirtschaft und Gestaltung, Prof. Wigger Bierma.
May 31, 2018

Screening various Episodes and talk

FHK, Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Screening and talk. As part of the program: Master Performing Public Space Tilburg
May 23, 2018

Premiere ‘Stigma’ and talk

De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kirac 13 ‘Stigma’. Debate about ‘safespace’ with (among others) Timon Dias, Thijs Broer, Haro Kraak and Fritz Bolkestein.
20:00, April 26, 2018

 

Talk

Het Nieuwe Instituut, Design Platform Rotterdam, The Netherlands
De grenzen tussen kunst en, design en architectuur Kirac kritiseert voordrachten van oa Joep van Lieshout, …
March 15, 2018

Talk between Ethics students and Kate Sinha

Ethiek Instituut, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Presentation and discussion with student, with Dr. Frans R. Stafleu
April 10, 2018

Teaching

Werkplaats typografie, ArtEZ Arnhem, The Netherlands
Canceled. Click for more information
March 1, 2018

Premiere & Soirée

Paul van Esch & Partners, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kirac 12 ‘100% Integrity’ with Bert Kreuk
February 8, 2018

Premiere and talk

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Kirac 12 ‘100% Integrity. With Bert Kreuk
Click for overview of the controversy around this event
February 8, 2018

Screening and talk

Lost and Found, De Waag, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kirac 1: Verontwaardiging in de Appel. By Aynouk Tan, Esther Meijer and Julia van Mourik.
December 1, 2017

Premiere and talk

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Kirac 10 ‘The bad breath of Mondriaan specialist Hans Janssen
November 16, 2017
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Talk about movie ‘The Square’

Cinema Rialto, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Talk ahead of premiere movie ‘The Square’. Organized by De Balie.
November 8, 2017

Premiere ‘The Art of Stefan Simchowitz’ and talk

Cinema FC Hyena, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kirac 8 ‘The Art of Stefan Simchowitz’. With Stefan Simchowitz
June 30, 2017

Talk with Stefan Ruitenbeek

Stampa, Amsterdam
Live Talkshow over kunst in W139. Editie 1
November 4, 2016