Rabih Mroué: I, the Undersigned
Je Veux Voir, 2010, video still
opening 20.05.2010 at 20.00 hrs
solo exhibition 21.05.-01.08.2010
From Friday 21 May until Sunday 1 August, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst presents I, the Undersigned, the first solo exhibition by Lebanese theater director, playwright, actor, and visual artist Rabih Mroué. The opening takes place on Thursday 20 May 2010 at 20.00 hrs at BAK, Lange Nieuwstraat 4, Utrecht.
Mroué’s work engages with issues of individual responsibility, the intertwining of personal histories with wider narratives, and representations of power with particular attention towards Lebanon and the Middle East.
24.05.2010 Cultural Sunday
During the Cultural Sunday entitled DANCE, taking place on Monday 24 May 2010, BAK is open to the public from 12.00–17.00 hrs.
17.06.2010 Performance The Inhabitants of Images
On Thursday 17 June 2010 from 17.00–20.00 hrs BAK presents, in collaboration with the conference Waiting for the Political Moment, a lecture by philosopher Simon Critchley followed by a performance by Rabih Mroué. Admission to the lecture by Critchley and the performance by Mroué is free and no reservations are required.
22.–23.05.2010 Looking for a Missing Employee
As part of the program of Festival a/d Werf (20–29 May 2010) Rabih Mroué presents the performance Looking for a Missing Employee, 2003, on Saturday 22 May and Sunday 23 May at 21.00 hrs in the Grote Zaal of Theater Kikker, Ganzenmarkt 14, Utrecht. Language:English. For more information about the performance and online reservations, please visit www.festivalaandewerf.nl. Visitors to the performance receive a €4 discount upon presentation of the newsletter of BAK.
25.–29.05.2010 Absent but liable to come back
From 25–29 May 2010 a Frascati session with Rabih Mroué takes place at Theater Frascati, Amsterdam. A select group of artists work together with Mroué over the course of a week. The result of this encounter is presented to the public on Saturday 29 May at 20.30 hrs. Language: English. For more information and reservations for 29 May, please visit www.theaterfrascati.nl.