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05-06-2018

The North Sea Ambassy

On June 1, 2018, the Embassy of the North Sea was established at Lange Voorhout 19 in The Hague, based on the starting point: the sea is by itself. Representatives presented the North Sea as an independent entity, as its own political body with self-determination from 2030. From now on the North Sea is a […]
30-03-2018

A weekend full of conversations in Amsterdam Oost

On Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 April, we will conduct a series of conversations on and around Javaplein. We conduct the Conversation without words, Time loop, Parliament of things and the (Im)possible conversation. You can choose on which day you want to participate, but you can also put together your own conversation program in advance. […]
09-03-2018

(NL) Verbeelding aan de macht!

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. 1968 was een revolutionair jaar waarin wereldwijd conservatieve systemen en traditionele maatschappelijke verhoudingen werden aangevochten. Ook in Gent roerden studenten én proffen […]
27-02-2018

(NL) Aftrap gespreksmarathon Amsterdam Oost

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Al jaren voeren we met Building Conversation gesprekken binnen de context van de kunsten en op internationale theaterfestivals. In april 2017 zijn […]
26-02-2018

Rotterdam in conversation

From March 26 to April 16 we will in co-operation with Theater Rotterdam organize four conversations at four special locations in Rotterdam. Building Conversation gives attention and care to the way we speak to each other with different forms of conversation. Just outside daily reality, the political topicality, apart from existing tensions, urgency and effect, […]
26-02-2018

Building Conversation in De Balie for Forum on European Culture

The artist collective Building Conversation challenges you to start a conversation with your European fellow citizens. Do you dare break out of your daily bubble and take part in a genuine conversation? The increasingly divided European society is crying out for renewed attention to the need for conversation between people. Nowadays, people who disagree with […]
26-01-2018

Building Conversation is going East

From 2017 to 2020 Building Conversation is situated for a longer period in Amsterdam. We call it our #conversation marathon. We truely make time and space for the conversation between people who do not naturally meet each other. Every year we visit another part of the city where we take the time and challenge people […]
24-11-2017

Prologue to the evening program with Bruno Latour

Since 2015, a growing community of artists, scientists, philosophers and writers is building The Parliament of Things. Inspired by the work of Bruno Latour they raised a public platform and started a speculative research in which human and not human actors and actants can meet to discuss each other’s interests and positions. Can we envisage […]
05-11-2017

(NL) Samen denken – een experiment in Noord

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Het afgelopen half jaar voerden we meer dan 25 gesprekken in Amsterdam Noord. Aan het Buikslotermeerplein, in leegstaande flats in Molenwijk, in […]
13-10-2017

(NL) Is het gesprek over God nog mogelijk?

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. In samenwerking met Zinnig Noord houden we Het (on)mogelijke gesprek over God in Noord. In discussies is het geloof een gevoelig onderwerp geworden, […]