A sharing of artworks, texts and performances by 5 HKU Master Fine Art alumni, in collaboration with Utrecht University Law Faculty.
ART. 1 explores how Article 1 of the Dutch constitution translates and unfolds in both personal and political urgencies when considering equality and discrimination. Together, the participating artists try to navigate their positions through provocations, questions and soothings, using methods of artistic research. They explore personal narratives, fluidities and living in The Netherlands, negotiating Dutch and their own native languages while confronting Article 1.
Sharma’s hanging installation and sound piece concern the entanglements beyond the nation-state and how we rely on the discrimination and inequality of the many to sustain the equality of the few.