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*Schedule subject to change. Check here for updates.

 

 

 

MONDAY, 10 AUGUST
OPENING

 

7:00 – 10:00PM
OPENING NIGHT EVENT

Welcome event for Summit attendees and presenters. A pre-vetted, open-call selection of artists attending the Summit will share their work and practices through a short-format, Summit-style presentation.

 


 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, 11 AUGUST
DAY ONE

AT THE TEATRO ALLE TESE

 

10:30AM
INTRODUCTIONS

  • ANNE PASTERNAK
  • OKWUI ENWEZOR
  • NATO THOMPSON


 

 

 

11:00AM
KEYNOTE

  • AMY GOODMAN

 

 

 

11:30AM
PERFORMANCE

  • PEDRO LASCH

 

 

 

11:45AM
BREAK

 

 

 

12:00PM
SECTION 1: A CURRICULUM’S CONTENTS

What decisions go into crafting curriculum? Presentations focus on knowledge that is missing from contemporary curricula and narratives that are obscured by hegemonic power.

A Curriculum’s Contents is presented with the generous support of a/political.

  • SHARIFA RHODES-PITTS (MODERATOR)
  • EMILY JACIR
  • NAEEM MOHAIEMEN
  • AKRAM ZAATARI
  • CHARLES GAINES

 

 

 

1:15PM
LUNCH

 

 

 

2:30PM
KEYNOTE: THE FUTURE OF AFGHANISTAN

  • ARTIST MARIAM GHANI IN CONVERSATION WITH PRESIDENT OF AFGHANISTAN ASHRAF GHANI

 

 

 

3:00PM
SECTION 2: EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION AS FORM

This section looks at the practical and pedagogic implications of artist-initiated educational institutions. In doing so, it brings critical attention to traditional educational structures and methodologies for decentralizing education.

  • DEFNE AYAS (MODERATOR)
  • MARWA ARSANIOS
  • MARINELLA SENATORE
  • KUNLÉ ADEYEMI
  • TINA SHERWELL

 

 

 

4:20PM
BREAK

 

 

 

4:40PM
CONVERSATION

  • ARTS SCHOOLABORATORY

Arts Schoolaboratory is presented in partnership with Hivos and DOEN Foundation.

 

 

 

5:00PM
STATEMENT

  • JOSHUA WONG

Representing the Hong Kong student activist group, Scholarism.

 

 

 

5:15PM
CLOSING STATEMENTS

  • NATO THOMPSON
  • SALLY SZWED

 

 

 

8:00–11:00PM
CREATIVE TIME AUXILIARY PROGRAM AT THE SERRA DEI GIARDINI

The Night Art Made the Future Visible, Organized by Matteo Lucchetti and Judith Wielander of the Visible Project. Featuring performances and interventions by Marinella Senatore, Nástio Mosquito, and Ahmet Ögüt with Fino Blendax.
Castello, 30122 Venezia


 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 12 AUGUST
DAY TWO

AT THE TEATRO ALLE TESE

 

10:30AM
INTRODUCTIONS

  • NATO THOMPSON

 

 

 

10:40AM
STATEMENT

  • MARCO BARAVALLE OF S.A.L.E. DOCKS

 

 

 

10:50AM
FIELD REPORT FROM CUBA

  • PAOLO ROSSO OF MICROCLIMA
  • VUK ĆOSIĆ
  • GEDIMINAS AND NOMEDA URBONAS

 

 

 

11:00AM
STATEMENT

  • SANDINO BUCIO DOVALÍ

 

 

 

11:15AM
SECTION 3: THE GEOGRAPHY OF LEARNING

Speakers explore the relationship between knowledge systems and geopolitics, as seen in contexts ranging from indigenous communities to the migrant conditions that yield creolized forms of knowledge.

The Geography of Learning is presented with the generous support of Ellen and Bill Taubman.

  • MINA SETRA (MODERATOR)
  • TEJU COLE
  • RE-LOCATE KIVALINA
  • JOLENE RICKARD
  • ÁNDE SOMBY

 

 

 

12:45PM
LUNCH

 

 

 

2:00PM
KEYNOTE

  • ACHILLE MBEMBE

 

 

 

2:30PM
SECTION 4: THE ART OF PEDAGOGY

Based on the premise that art can be a form of open inquiry, this section focuses on artists whose work deploys the innate pedagogic possibilities of artistic practice.

  • PAUL RAMÍREZ JONAS (MODERATOR)
  • BEATRICE CATANZARO
  • SARAT MAHARAJ
  • HOPE GINSBURG
  • CESARE PIETROIUSTI

 

 

 

3:45PM
STATEMENT

  • GREGORY SHOLETTE, ON BEHALF OF GULF LABOR

 

 

 

3:55PM
BREAK

 

 

 

4:15PM
SECTION 5: KNOWLEDGE AS COLLECTIVE EXPERIENCE

How can knowledge arise through social relations and shared experiences? Artists and activists in this section discuss how harnessing collective knowledge has informed their community-engaged practices.

  • EDUARDO MAURA (MODERATOR)
  • RUANGRUPA
  • ELEANOR SAITTA
  • SIMONE LEIGH
  • MUJERES CREANDO

 

 

 

5:30PM
PERFORMANCE

  • PEDRO LASCH

 

 

 

5:40PM
CLOSING STATEMENTS

  • NATO THOMPSON
  • SALLY SZWED

 

 

 

7:00PM–12:00AM
PARTY AT S.a.L.E. DOCKS

Magazzini Del Sale, Dorsoduro 265, near Punta della Dogana


 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 13 AUGUST
DAY THREE

AT THE TEATRO ALLE TESE

 

10:30AM
KEYNOTE

  • ANTONIO NEGRI, FOLLOWED BY Q & A

 

 

 

11:30AM
THE BIENNIAL AS GLOBAL CURRICULUM: CREATIVE TIME IN VENICE

Conversation moderated by Sharon Jackson with Gaëtane Verna, Director of the Power Plant, Toronto, Ahmet Ögüt, Mel Chin.

 

 

 

12:15PM
LUNCH & ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

Participate in pre-registered roundtable discussions led by partner organizations, special guests, and speakers from the Summit’s first two days. Capacity is limited to twenty roundtables of 10-15 individuals each. Register in the Summit check in area.

 

 

 

2:45PM
EXPERIMENTAL DEBATE

Moderated by Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

 

 

 

3:30PM
AUDIENCE RESPONSE: OPEN MIC

Share your thoughts in thirty seconds or less.

 

 

 

4:00PM
WRAP-UP WITH OKWUI ENWEZOR

 

 

 

7:00–11:00PM
AT THE SERRA DEI GIARDINI

Book Launch for Nato Thompson’s Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the Age of Cultural Production.
Film night organized by Paolo Rosso of Microclima.

 

 

 


 

*Schedule subject to change. Check here for updates.