At the Blackmarket for Useful Knowledge and Non-Knowledge: Defense Lines experts tell you in a one-on-one conversation about the (un)justified boundaries of privacy; how lock-picking creates safer locks; how flora and fauna survive in the city, and a large number of other topics.
A border marks our territory, on land, in society, or in the mind. This ambiguous instrument to protect ourselves or others pops up around us all the time. Borders can be a restriction, but they can also give way to new possibilities. Why do we think we need certain borders and do they give the protection we expect them to give us? Audio Archive: 22
Licensee and Production: Bik Van der Pol
Licenser: Mobile Academy
From 11 June until 25 September 2011, the Fort of Asperen, part of the New Dutch Waterline, was the scene for a large international group exhibition Too late, too little, (and how) to fail gracefully curated by Bik Van der Pol. Participating artists include: Lara Almarcegui, Tarek Atoui, Marc Bijl, André Cadère/Alain Fleischer, Critical Art Ensemble, Teddy Cruz, Martijn Engelbregt, Tim Etchells/ Vlatka Horvat, Harun Farocki, Zachary Formwalt, Freddy Heineken, Runa Islam, Jeroen Jongeleen, Otto Karvonen, the Mobile Academy / Hannah Hurtzig, Jasper Niens, Navid Nuur, Cesare Pietroiusti, Åsa Sonjasdotter, Hito Steyerl, Pilvi Takala, Javier Telléz, Nomeda &Gediminas Urbonas, The Yes Men, Artur Zmijewski.