IHME in collaboration with Frame Visual Art Finland are hosting the second live-screening of the next Creative Time Summit in Helsinki. At the invitation of the artistic director of the 56th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, Okwui Enwezor, the Summit will take place within the Venice Biennale as an integral component of Enwezor’s exhibition All the World’s Futures.
Focusing on the topic of Curriculum during a lively three-day forum, this year’s Summit explores the relationships between knowledge production and social contracts that exist inside and outside of formal education. Integrating art and politics, the Summit will address curriculum from a wide array of perspectives: the preservation of knowledge, the production of gender, the production of race, geopolitical economics, information technology, education policy, the environment, decolonization and theology.
The first two days of the Summit on August 11–12 will be streamed online in Helsinki. The venue is Kino Engel, Sofiankatu 4. It is possible to follow the programme live and hear comments among others from artists represented in the Biennale context this year. Liisa Roberts is one of the artists showing in the main exhibition curated by Enwezor and IC-98, ie. Patrik Söderlund and Visa Suonpää, are showing in the Finnish Pavilion. Admission is free.
The Creative Time Summit was developed in 2009 in order to provide a forum for the growing international community of cultural practitioners working at the intersection of socially engaged art and social justice. The Creative Time Summit is the leading global convening of its kind – bringing together the most innovative artists, activists, writers, and curators to present bold new strategies for social change. The Summit stage has seen hundreds of luminaries including Slavoj Žižek, Lucy Lippard, Rebecca Solnit, Rick Lowe, and Laura Poitras.