Curatorial Studies

Infrastructures for Solidarity

An afternoon with Disarming Design

22.06.2024, 13:00–15:00

Kunsthal Gent

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Grains of Sand Like Moun­tains pre­sents an exten­si­ve public pro­gram­me at Kunst­hal Gent bet­ween 31st of May and 30th of June. On 22 June Dis­ar­ming Design orga­ni­ses a work­shop on infra­struc­tu­res for soli­da­ri­ty. After­wards we join the Ghent march for Gaza.

This reflec­ti­ve after­noon (13:00 — 15:00) with Dis­ar­ming Design from Pales­ti­ne* cen­tres on devel­o­ping infra­struc­tu­res for soli­da­ri­ty through design. The ses­si­on ​“Unpac­king Noti­ons and Buil­ding Threads” invi­tes par­ti­ci­pants to col­lec­ti­ve­ly come to terms with words and sta­te­ments for a ​‘Fair Glos­sa­ry,’ which del­ves into design infra­struc­tu­res, lan­gu­a­ge, and prac­ti­ces of soli­da­ri­ty.

*Dis­ar­ming Design was part of Kunst­hal Gent’s devel­op­ment pro­gram­me the past half year, more info here.
Ghent march for Gaza

After­wards we join the Ghent March for Gaza, a new soli­da­ri­ty march through the his­to­ric cen­tre of Ghent.

After more than 8 months of geno­ci­de and ongo­ing vio­len­ce in Gaza and the West Bank, we must con­ti­nue to rai­se our voi­ces. We call for an end to geno­ci­de and demand acti­on from our govern­ments!

• Whe­re: Ghent, under the Stads­hal (Poel­je­markt)
• When: Satur­day 22 June, 15:00

Orga­ni­sed by the Ghent Coa­li­ti­on for Palestine.

In order to wel­co­me you in the best pos­si­ble con­di­ti­ons, we will do our utmost best to make the events pleasant and as acces­si­ble as pos­si­ble. All of our events are orga­ni­sed in a relaxed man­ner — you can come and go whe­ne­ver you like. Howe­ver, scree­nings will start on time.

Kunst­hal Gent is wheel­chair acces­si­ble via the entran­ce ramp, but the first floor is only rea­cha­ble by stairs. A video of the upstairs exhi­bi­ti­on can be vie­wed on the ground floor. If you would like to com­mu­ni­ca­te any spe­ci­fic needs or would like to report unac­cep­ta­ble beha­vi­our, plea­se con­tact us at cura­to­ri­alstudies.​2024@​gmail.​com or call +32477588935 (Pau­la).