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            New World Academy #4: The Art of Creating a State
          1. Following New World Embassy: Azawad, a fourth session of New World Academy, established by artist Jonas Staal in collaboration with BAK in 2013, takes place under the title The Art of Creating a State.
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            1. Realized in collaboration with the National Liberation Movement of Azawad (MNLA), this reader explores the role of art and culture in the day-to-day life of the state of Azawad in the northern region of present-day Mali. Comprising interviews, photographic essays, poetry, prose, and historical texts by scholars, artists, and activists from around the world, New World Academy Reader #4: The Art of Creating a State posits the state of Azawad as a cultural construct that precedes any military apparatus. The reader accompanies the fourth session of New World Academy. Read more
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              1. BAK and Valiz release a new reader within the BAK Critical Reader series, titled Future Publics (The Rest Can and Should Be Done by the People): A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art, edited by Maria Hlavajova and Ranjit Hoskote. The anthology traces the emergence of a new constellation of publics, who, while questioning existing forms of aesthetic and political representation, place new demands on the cultural field and its institutions. Contributors include: Nancy Adajania, Ariella Azoulay, Amelia Barikin and Nikos Papastergiadis, Bassam el Baroni, Manuel Beltrán, David Graeber and Michelle Kuo, Tom Holert, Brian Holmes, Geert Lovink, Elzbieta Matynia and Joanna Warsza, Simon Sheikh, Jonas Staal, and Stephen Wright. Read more
              1. current and upcoming

                1. October 2014

                    1. Program
                    2. New World Academy
                    realized with the Kurdish Women's Movement
                      1. New World Academy #5: Stateless Democracy
                      2. Program
                      3. New World Academy
                      21.10.2014 19.30–22.30 hrs
                      De Balie, Amsterdam
                  1. November 2014

                      1. Program
                      exhibition by Alice Creischer and Andreas Siekmann
                      BAK, Utrecht
                    1. January 2015

                        1. Program
                        an exhibition developed by Territorial Agency (London), artist Armin Linke (Berlin), and curator Anselm Franke (Berlin)
                        BAK, Utrecht