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EXHIBITION: SURINAMESE SCHOOL

EXHIBITION: SURINAMESE SCHOOL

The exhibition 'Surinamese School' highlights the work of artists who flourished from the beginning of the 20th century up to, and including, the years after the independence of Suriname. It shows paintings, work on paper and documentation.

The Surinamese School explores the various artistic positions that were instrumental in the development of Surinamese visual arts. The show places particular emphasis on artists who, in addition to their artistic work, played a key role in helping to train new generations of artists, such as by developing art education...


EXHIBITION: AFROPEAN, TRAVELS IN BLACK EUROPE

EXHIBITION: AFROPEAN, TRAVELS IN BLACK EUROPE

Galerie Mercatorplein is a recurring photo exhibition in public space for and together with the neighborhood. This edition features Afropean Express: Travels in Black Europe, a project by writer and photographer Johny Pitts.

Foam has been collaborating with the Amsterdam New-West district for years and shows exhibitions in a public space on Mercatorplein. With this project Foam would like to contribute to the goal of the Amsterdam-West district to give shape to this area and give the audience a chance to be more in contact...


BONNEFANTEN PRESENTS ‘BLKNWS’ BY KAHLIL JOSEPH

BONNEFANTEN PRESENTS ‘BLKNWS’ BY KAHLIL JOSEPH

Bonnefanten in collaboration with Lee Stuart (Patta) presents ‘BLKNWS’ by Kahlil Joseph, on view from September 11th at HipHopHuis, Rotterdam and on view from September, 17th 2020 at OSCAM, Amsterdam.


The video artwork ‘BLKNWS’ (Black News) by Los Angeles based filmmaker and artist Kahlil Joseph will be on view from mid-September in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Maastricht. OSCAM and HipHopHuis partnered with Bonnefanten to host the high-profiled video work of Kahlil Joseph, that first drew attention during the 2019 Venice Biennale.

"Thanks to the enthusiasm of my colleagues...


POLAROID 8X10 GALLERY

POLAROID 8X10 GALLERY

This season, Patta creative director Vincent van de Waal worked on his own interpretation of the Amsterdam coat of arms. As a result of this, the idea came up to shoot a series around the DNA of our dear city, featuring a cross section of the people that give our city its unique character.

The series shows a total of 51 portraits all shot on Polaroid 8x10 film, the brand’s large format film that’s made by hand in the Netherlands, by Polaroid’s in-house...


ON BEING TRANS IN A BRAZILIAN FAVELA