Programme

Thursday, 27th February 2020

13.00Arrival and Registration
Inform yourself about the table presentations and book a time for the tables you wish to join!
Foyer
13.30Official Welcome
Dagmar Reichert (artasfoundation) and Géraldine Zeuner (SDC)
Hörsaal 1
14.15 – 16.30Table Presentations of Projects
Dialogues at 19 tables with artists or organisations (3 rounds of 30 minutes)
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5.K10, 5.K11
16.30Coffee Break
17.00 – 18.15The Role of Art in Challenging Contexts
N. Dahrendorf, Ch. Frutiger, Swetlana Heger-Davis, G. Steinmann
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Hörsaal 1
18.30 – 19.30Fundamentalism and Artistic Freedom
Presentation and discussion of a new Freemuse Report
Firas Abou Fakher (Mashrou Leila), Srirak Plipat (Freemuse)
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Hörsaal 1
20.00Joint Dinner
with an introduction of the International Cooperation Complaints Choir by Tellervo Kalleinen (artist)
5.K10, 5.K11

Friday, 28th February 2020

08.30 – 09.30Morning Coffee and
International Cooperation Complaints Choir
Lead by Tellervo Kalleinen (artist)
Viaduktraum
09.30Coffee Break and
Short Assembly, Information
5.K12
10.00 – 12.00Work in Small Groups A
5 groups in parallel, as pre-booked at registration:
A1: Concrete Action Against Censorship (Workshop, Hörsaal 1)
A2: Understanding the Capacity of the Arts in Facing 21st Century Challenges (Workshop, Room: 6.K04)
A3: Institutional Empowerment of Art-Based Initiatives (Workshop, Room: 5.K11)
A4: The Traps of Good Intentions and the Question of Instrumentalisation (Fish Bowl Conversation, Room: 5.K10)
A5: Trust-building Through Dance (Practical Art Workshop, Room: Viaduktraum)
Meet in room 5.K12 to join your group
12.30Joint LunchMensa ZHdK
14.00 – 16.00Work in Small Groups B
6 groups in parallel, as pre-booked at registration:
B1: Art and the Desire of Free Expression (Storytelling session, Hörsaal 1)
B2: Working as an Artist when the Margin of Tolerance is Not Clearly Defined (Storytelling session, Room: 6.K04)
B3: Art in Face of Fundamentalism / Extremism (Discussion Group, Room 5.K11)
B4: Artists as Refugees, Artists in Exile: Consequences of Displacement (Discussion Group, Room: Viaduktraum)
B5: Partnership and Collaboration under Conditions of Economic Inequality (Fish Bowl Conversation, Room: 5.K10)
B6: Water as an Instrument for Peace: The Contribution of the Arts (Storytelling session, Room: Kaskadenfoyer)
Meet in room 5.K12 to join your group
16.15Coffee Break5.K12
16.45 – 17.45Assembly: Thoughts and Ideas from Working in the Small Groups
Moderated by Ambassador Alexandre Fasel (Swiss FDFA)
Hörsaal 1
18.00 – 19.00The Human Right to Free Artistic Expression
Lecture of Karima Bennoune (Special Rapporteur, UN Human Rights Council), followed by a conversation between Karima Bennoune and Tania Bruguera (artist)
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Hörsaal 1
19.10Departure to Joint Dinner at Limmathall
On the way: Performance of Dorothea Schürch (artist)
After dinner: Performance of Martin Schick (artist)
Meeting point: Foyer next to Hörsaal 1

Saturday, 29th February 2020

08.30 – 09.30Morning Coffee and
International Cooperation Complaints Choir
Lead by Tellervo Kalleinen (artist)
Viaduktraum
09.30Coffee Break and
Short Assembly, Information
5.K12
10.00 – 12.00Work in Small Groups C
5 groups in parallel, as pre-booked at registration
C1: Diffusion of Artistic Work and Access to Art in Challenging Contexts (Workshop, Hörsaal 1)
C2: Art and Civil Society (Discussion Group, Room: 6.K04)
C3: Spaces of Uncertainty – New Structures for a New World (Workshop, Room: 5.K11)
C4: Foreign Support of Artists working under Authoritarian Regimes (Discussion Group, Room: 5.K10)
C5: Group experiment: Artistic Creation Process (Practical Art Workshop, Room: Viaduktraum)
Meet in room 5.K12 to join your group
12.00Coffee Break5.K12
12.30 – 13.15Concluding Assembly
Moderated by Barbara Basting
Performance of International Cooperation Complaints Choir
Hörsaal 1
13.15Joint Lunch
End of the Conference
5.K11 and 5.K12

20.00 Moods Zurich
Related to our conference’s theme: We recommend the concert by Gili Yalo at Moods, Zurich (12 Minutes from Conference Venue)