Recent & Upcoming

Lecture and Workshop “Practicing Agency” at “Art, Access and Agency—Art Sites of Enabling” Conference, School of the Arts at the University of Pretoria

October 1, 2021
08/10/2021 // A joint lecture and postgraduate workshop in Fine Arts: “Practicing Agency” with Dr Johan Thom, “Art, Access and Agency—Art Sites of Enabling” Conference, organised by Dr. Johan Thom and Prof Lize Kriel at the School of the Arts, Faculty of Humanities, University of Pretoria in collaboration with the Transformation Directorate, University of Pretoria, South…

Lecture: “On Curatorial Methodologies and the CrossSections Project” for MA Curatorial Practice at SVA, New York City, NY

February 2, 2021
27/01/2021 11:00 // By taking the CrossSections project at the heart of the lecture, the focus was on the curatorial methodologies in relation to communicating the artistic research through exhibitions . The lecture was given for the Curatorial Roundtable, organised by the Master’s Program in Curatorial Practice at SVA (School of Visual Arts), New York City,…

Panel: Thriving Otherwise: Pandemic, Justice and Sustainability (IBA General Assembly)

December 3, 2020
04/12/2020 14:30 // Sylvie Fortin and Basak Senova are moderating a panel to celebrate the launch of PASS as an online platform during the International Biennial Association General Assembly. Entitled “Thriving Otherwise: Pandemic, Justice and Sustainability”, this panel brings together artist Adam Khalil, theorist Denise Ferreira Da Silva, and architects/curators Andrés Jaque and Marina Otero…

New Publications

PASS, Journal of the International Biennial Association

December 3, 2020
PASS: Journal of the International Biennial Association is online in conjunction to the annual gathering. The editorial board of PASS is Sylvie Fortin (Chief Editor), Anne Barlow, Basak Senova, and Bige Örer. PASS is designed by Studio Gusto. The public program of the International Biennial Association (IBA), PASS was launched in December 2018 as an…

CrossSections. Processing Artistic and Curatorial Research.

October 29, 2020
October 2020 CrossSections. Processing Artistic and Curatorial Research was published as part of the book series of the University of Applied Art Vienna, Edition Angewandte | De Gruyter Verlag in 2020. Edited by Basak Senova, the book is the accumulation of the CrossSections which reflects on “process” with the aim of articulating critical reactions to the political, economic,…

Shadow Optics. Lina Selander.

October 29, 2020
January 2019 Shadow Optics. Lina Selander. In conjunction with the exhibition at Kunst Haus Wien, a book edited by Basak Senova published that discusses the ideological, political, ecological, aesthetic and methodological aspects of the project. The book starts with a preface by Betina Leidl and Verena Kaspar, then continues with essays by Elke Krasny, Björn Norberg,…