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Monday 24th of September
19:00 Communal dinner, we meet at Gregory Sholette; 280 Riverside Drive no. 3E

Tuesday 25th of September 
Venue: 16 Beaver, 16 Beaver Street, downtown Manhattan
Theme: The concept of public space and its transformation

09:30 Coffee + general introduction by organizers, introduction to the day by moderator.

10:00 Short individual presentations by participants on how we define, think and work with notions of publics and public space in relation to our practice.

Ashley Hunt
Kenneth Balfelt
Annika Lundgren
+ 30 min discussion 

11:00 Presentations continued

Daniel Tucker
Kristina Ask
Ayreen Anastas & Renée Gabri
Kirsten Forkert
+ 40 min discussion 

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Presentations continued

Åsa Sonjasdotter
Sharon Hayes
Rikke Luther
+ 30 min discussion

15:00 General discussion based on the presentations and the issues raised

19:00 Dinner; Kin Khao, 171 Spring St, Btwn W Bway & Thompson St

Moderator: Gregory Sholette

Wednesday 26th of September 
Venue; The Change You Want To See, 84 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, map 
Theme: Activism and activist strategies. How do we navigate in public spheres?

09:30 Coffee + introduction to the days theme by moderator

10:00 "Not An Alternative": Presentation + discussion

11:30 Discussion: Activist strategies and artistic positions

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Talk by Gregory Sholette: Activism and strategies of collective organization

15:00 Discussion 

17:00 End of day

19:00 Dinner, Black Betty's, 366 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn

Moderator: Nis Rømer

Thursday 27th of September 
Venue, The Change You Want To See, 84 Havemeyer St Brooklyn, map
Theme: Institutions, organization and making things public

10:00 Coffee + introduction to the days theme by moderator

10:30 Doug Ashford talk

12:00 Discussion w Doug Ashford

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Poster project + discussion

15:00 Open discussion

17:00 End of day 

19:00 Dinner, B-Bar, 40 E. 4th Street

Moderator: Katarina Stenbeck

Friday 28th of September
Meeting place: Good world bar & grill, 3 Orchard Street

11:00 Final remarks and sum up

13:00 Lunch + goodbye