• Usufructuaries of earth, a project in three chapters: an exhibition by Marwa Arsanios (7 March–2 June 2024), reading groups and online publication (ongoing), and a convention (24–25 May 2024). Conceptualized by Marwa Arsanios and Wietske Maas and convened with/at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht and all contributors to the project’s unfolding chapters, 7 March–2 June 2024.

  • Fragments of Repair, edited by Kader Attia, Maria Hlavajova and Wietske Maas. Forthcoming January 2025. Published by BAK, basis voor actuele Kunst, Utrecht and MIT Press, Cambridge MA. Contributors include: Norman Ajari; Kader Attia; Souleymane Bachir Diagne; Maria Hlavajova; Wietske Maas; Catherine Malabou; Olivier Marboeuf; Achille Mbembe, Wayne Modest; Omedi Ochieng; Matteo Pasquinelli; Rachael Rakes; David Scott; Rolando Vázquez; Françoise Vergès; Elena Vogman; Eyal Weizman; and Ruth Wilson Gilmore.

  • Belladonna and Eye (2014), chromatograms using filter paper, silver nitrate, sodium hydroxide, Atropa belladonna, sunlight shown as part of Taipei Biennale 2023, “Small World,” curated by Freya Chou, Brian Kuan Wood, and Reem Shadid, Taipei Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, 18 November 2023–24 March 2024.

  • To Watch the War: The Moving Image in Amidst the Invasion of Ukraine / Public Program, a series of hybrid off- and online conversations and screenings (as part of the eponymous exhibition curatoed by Olexii Kuchanskyi and Oleksiy Radynski) around discursive and artistic interventions that reimagine the social implications of watching the war. Convened by researher and film programmer Olexii Kuchanskyi in dialogue with BAK curator of research and publications Wietske Maas, 28 September, 12 October, and 26 October 2023.


  • Fragments of Repair, 17 April–26 September 2021, a multi-part project consisting of an exhibition, collective study program, and series of gatherings, co-convened by Wietske Maas and Maria Hlavajova with artist Kader Attia and decolonial forum La Colonie, Paris, taking place at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht (exhibition and public program) and La Colonie nomade (collective study program co-convened with Françoise Vergès), Paris.

  • Republication-exhibition of “Manifesto of Urban Cannibalism” in dialogue with exhibition “R for Resonance” by artist Ho Tzu Nyen, curated by Emanuele Guidi, ar/ge kunst Bolzano 26 May–25 July 2020.

  • Propositions for Non-Fascist Living: Tentative and Urgent, edited by Maria Hlavajova and Wietske Maas, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst and MIT Press, 2019. Contributors: Rosi Braidotti, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Jota Mombaça, and Thiago de Paula Souza, Forensic Architecture, Stefano Harney and Fred Moten, Patricia Kaersenhout and Lukáš Likavčan, Sven Lütticken, Jumana Manna, Dan McQuillan, Shela Sheikh, Eyal Weizman, Mick Wilson

  • Forensic Justice, 18 October 2018–27 January 2019, an exhibition and public program curated by Forensic Architechture with Maria Hlavajova and Wietske Maas at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst in Utrecht alongside a bi-weekly program Propositions #7: Evidentiary Methods to examine and expand upon the notions of “evidence” and “method” in the practice of Forensic Architecture in a series of lectures, screenings, and workshops, co-curated by Nick Axel (architectural theorist and researcher, Amsterdam) with Wietske Maas (curator Discourse and Public Program, BAK).

  • Courageous Citizens: How Culture Contributes to Social Change, edited by Bas Lafleur, Wietske Maas, and Susanne Mors, Valiz, 2018. Contributors:  John Akomfrah, Borderland Foundation, Rosi Braidotti, Vasyl Cherepanyn, Bojana Cvejić, Fatima El-Tayeb, Pascal Gielen, Stuart Hall, David Harvey, Stefan Kaegi, Ivan Krastev, Wietske Maas, Marina Naprushkina, Lia Perjovschi, Saskia Sassen, Ana Vujanović, Katherine Watson

  • Fleeting Territories group exhibition curated by Maren Richter and Klaus Schafler at Kunstraum Niederosterreich, Vienna, 29 September 2017–9 December 2017.

  • “The Vegetal Grotesque: How Plants Metabolize our Gaze,” Rongwrong, Amsterdam, 27 May 2017 as part of Like the deserts miss the rain, an exhibition by Beny Wagner.

  • Urbanibalism entry in Posthuman Glossary, edited by Rosi Braidotti and Maria Hlavajova, Bloomsbury, 2017.


  • FORMATIONS (conceived by Melanie Sehgal and Alex Martinis Roe) is a working group of practitioners from various disciplines. Workshops held at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin 2015–2016 with the aim of collectively experimenting new political practices that traverse accustomed habits of thought.

  • Corruption: Everybody Knows… Exhibition curated by Natasha Ginwala. E-flux gallery 11 November–19 December 2015. New York Times review, 3 December 2015.

  • The Ultimate Capital is the Sun Metabolism in Contemporary Art, Politics, Philosophy and Science, Exhibition, Symposium, Publication, NGBK, Berlin, 20 September–16 November 2014.