Published in 2014 on Caesuur
teamcaesuur wrote earlier, 'About the program contentwise we can only set out some outlines, draw contours as outflanking movements. The reason is simple: we wish to investigate new presentation and participation forms with the emphasis on contemporary art, under conditions that the study will impose or reveal'.
Ruimtecaesuur is the imaginary center of these projects and presentations which occur with-out preconceived schemes. The presentation is in motion and surpasses eventual literal and/or figurative borders. A presentation can be a lecture, performance, happening, workshop, intervention or meeting in any way whatsoever.
Just Quist will be the first curator of this series of exhibitions and events which will take place from March 22 2014 around ruimtecaesuur in Middelburg.
The matrix through which we want to let go: everything must be unsettled.
- Instead of making an exhibition we are going take exhibiting itself as the subject.
- Instead of including a number of already classified 'art' objects, we will investigate the circumstances and perspectives from which all sorts of objects might be seen as 'art'.
- Instead of giving suchlike objects a place and later in the future, we will try to let the objects themselves point out their place.
- Instead of focusing on a specific exhibition space, we are going to earmark an indefinite space as an exhibition space.
- Instead of departing from a particular vision about or a certain idea over exhibiting we will follow the path along which a vision about or an idea over the exhibit comes into being.
- Instead of departing from the existing hierarchy of frozen relations between all people involved, ideas, objects and places we will melt that hierarchy into interaction between all those involved, bringing history and mythology to light.
- Instead of offering the public an exhibition we will involve the public with the installation and presentation of an exhibition.
- Instead of making such an exhibition our-selves we will ask a guest to do so, according to these principles.
- Instead of planning a certain length of time …