THIS IS A TAKE-OVER:
This is a Take-Over: Researching Remix
This is a Take-Over: Researching Remix is a weeklong experimental program during the Dutch Design Week from October 19 – 27 at TAC (Temporary Art Centre). It draws from design, digital culture, architecture, reflection and research within contemporary urban arts & culture. With this program Metro54 investigates and plays (with) experimental translations, forms of imagination and expressions of the friction between remix culture and cultural appropriation. To what extent does remix as a research method offer ways to produce counterculture, design and art from a decolonial lens? How can we read against the binary notion of how design is seen in contemporary arts and culture?
The (ethical) boundaries and fringes of fashion, music, design, architecture and selfhood are central to the artists, their video and installation works, conversations, performances and workshops. With contributions by:
🔸Leana Boven & Funs ‘Funzig’ Janssen
🔸Wes Mapes aka Hab Labs
🔸Spatial design by Setareh Noorani & Jelmer Theunissen
From October 25 until 27 we will host a series of events ranging from a round table conversation on remix, selfhood, identity and language to a lip sync performance to A poetic live radio show that looks into the genealogy of remix within design and hip hop culture. Attend ourFacebook event to keep updated on the latest info!
Re-mix & Re-search: whose cultural appropriation is this?
As a platform, Metro54 closely follows experimental and innovative art, design, fashion, architecture, music and digital expressions. In 2019, Metro 54 organizes a traveling and experimental program Re-mix & Re-search: whose cultural appropriation is this?
Metro54 x Cultural Appropriation
This program investigates the notion of cultural appropriation within contemporary urban arts & culture and how it influences and changes the realities of cultural production.