DISCUSSION 14 September 2010, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Motto‘s Alexis Zavialoff; Antonia Hirsch and Jeff Khonsary (Fillip, Berlin/Vancouver); Boy Vereecken (MONITOR MEMEX, an imprint of MER. Paper Kunsthalle, and Slavs & Tatars); Remco van Bladel and Freek Lomme (Onomatopee, Amsterdam/Eindhoven), Mats Stjernstedt (INDEX, Stockholm); Dorothea Jendricke (NAK. Neuer Aachener Kunstverein); and Krist Gruijthuijsen (Kunstverein, Amsterdam) have been invited to introduce their production platforms, which combine design, distribution, publishing and exhibition. Following introductions, an open discussion about the value of operating in institutional gray zones will ensue. This discussion also serves as a preliminary phase for the symposium Rotterdam Dialogues: Morality, the penultimate act of Witte de With’s ongoing “morality” program.