gallery talks

Mieke Bal
12 Oct 2012

Location: Schiphol Hal (entrance hall)
Language: English
Entrance: Visitors only pay entrance to the museum (special discounts apply).
Reservations: It is necessary to make a reservation. Send an e-mail to, stating your full name, e-mail address, telephone number, and the date of the event for which you want to reserve a seat.

After the museum reopens, the Stedelijk will continue the series stedelijk|gallery talks, in which well-known scientists, artists, curators, and critics organize a tour around a selection of exhibited works in the museum on the basis of their own expertise and background.

Mieke Bal, theoretician and exhibition maker, will give a Gallery Talk in the afternoon.

More information about the speaker:

Mieke Bal is a cultural critic, theoretician, and academic professor at the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences for the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA, University of Amsterdam). She is also a video artist and works with the Cinema Suitcase collective. Her documentaries on immigration include Separations, State of Suspension, Becoming Vera (with Michelle Williams Gamaker), and the installation Nothing is Missing. Her work is internationally exhibited. From time to time, she works as an independent curator. For a detailed biography and further information, visit