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Henk Slager Henk Slager

Henk Slager studeerde Filosofie, Kunstgeschiedenis en Algemene Literatuurwetenschap aan beide Amsterdamse Universiteiten.

Nadien promoveerde hij in de kunstfilosofie (Universiteit van Amsterdam), werkte hij aan het postdoc project Archeology of Art Theory (VU Brussel), vervulde hij docentschappen aan de Curatorenopleiding van De Appel in Amsterdam alsook aan het HISK te Antwerpen, en werkte hij als curator aan een reeks internationale projecten op het raakvlak van de actuele kunstpraktijk en haar theorievorming (zie hieronder).

Recente Publicaties

2018: Futures of Artistic Research, Publication 2nd Research Pavilion
2017: To Seminar, Metropolis M Books
2016: Critical Spatial Practice (editor with Markus Miessen)
2015: Timely Meditations, 5th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou
2015: The Pleasure of Research, Hatje Cantz edition
2015: Experimentality, Publication 1st Research Pavilion
2015: Judgment, co-editor PARSE (Platform Artistic Research Sweden)
2014: Experimental Aesthetics (Project Taipei Biennial), Metropolis M Books
2014: Academy as Exhibition, in: Curating as Research (ed. Mick Wilson, Paul O’Neill), Amsterdam/New York
2013: Offside Effect, Academy as Exhibition, 1st Tbilisi Triennial
2012: Doing Research (with Jan Kaila), dOCUMENTA 13 publicatie, Kassel/Helsinki
2012: Temporary Autonomous Research (Editor/curator Shanghai Biennale), Metropolis M Books, Utrecht
2012: The Institutional Conscience of Art, in: Art as a Thinking Process (ed. Mara Ambrozic, Angela Vettese), Berlin/New York
2011: Agonistic Academies, (editor with Jan Cools), Sint-Lukas Books, Brussels
2011: Context-Responsive Investigations, in: Intellectual Birdhouse (ed. Florian Dombois, Ute Meta Bauer), Amsterdam/New York
2011: Any-Medium-Whatever, Catalogue Venice Biennale (ed. Bice Curiger), Venice, pp.358-359.
2011: Differential Iconography, in: The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts (ed. Michael Biggs, Henrik Karlsson), London/New York, p.333 - 352.
2010: Artistic Antropology, (editor with Young Chul Lee), NJP Art Center, Seoul
2010: As the Academy Turns, Manifesta 8 Collaborative project
2009: Nameless Science, Art&Research, A Journal of Ideas, Contexts and Methods, Volume 2, No.2. Winter 2008/2009.
2008: Research-based Practices, Catalogue Shanghai Biennale, pp.61-68.

MaHKU, Artistiek Onderzoek

Henk Slager werkte van 2003 tot 2018 als hoofd van de Utrecht Graduate
School of Visual Art and Design (MaHKU). Sinds 2018 werkt hij als programmaleider van
het HKU Pre-PhD Programma. Van 2006 tot 2014 was hij tevens werkzaam
als lector Artistiek Onderzoek. Website | Archief

Projecten

O.a. Flash Cube (Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 2007), Translocalmotion (7de Shanghai Biennale, 2008), Nameless Science (Apexart, New York, 2009), Critique of Archival Reason (RHA, Dublin, 2010), Artistic Anthropology (NJP Art Center, Seoul, 2010), As the Academy Turns (collaborative project, Manifesta 8, 2010), Any-medium-whatever (Georgian Pavilion, Venice Biënnale 2011), Temporary Autonomous Research (Amsterdam Paviljoen, 9de Shanghai Biënnale, 2012), Doing Research (curatorial project Documenta13), Offside Effect (1st Tbilisi Triënnale, 2012), Joyful Wisdom (Istanbul Biennale 2013), The Judgment is the Mirror (Living Art Museum Reykjavik), Aesthetic Jam (Taipei Biennale 2014), Modernity 3.0. (NYU New York 2014), Experimentality (1st Research Pavilion, Venice 2015), Timeless Meditations (5th Guangzhou Triennial, 2015), Exhausted Academies (Seoul Mediacity 2016/Nottingham Contemporary 2017), To Seminar (BAK 2017), The Utopia of Access (2nd Research Pavilion, Venice 2017), When Lines Become Boundaries (CAFA/Minsheng Museum Beijing 2018), Freedom, What was that all about (6th Kuandu Biennale, 2018), Research Ecologies (3rd Research Pavilion, Venice 2019), and 9th Bucharest Biennale (2020).

Contact

Henk Slager
HKU Nieuwekade 1
3511 RV Utrecht
030 233 22 56
henk.slager@hku.nl