Exploring the Past to Envisage the Future

Exploring the Past to Envisage the Future
Location: Museo di Kòrsou (The Curaçao Museum)
Start date: 2014-02-14
End date: 2014-05-18
Time: Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Foundation Arte ’99 Pa libertat is presenting a new art event in the series to commemorate 150 years of abolition of slavery. The exhibition Exploring the Past to Envisage the Future is curated by Curaçao art historian Jennifer Smit.

Mrs. Lusette Verboom-Fairbairn, chairman of Foundation Arte ’99  and Jennifer Smit opened the exhibition on February 14, 2014.

Exploring the Past to Commemorate the Future is inspired by the collection of NAAM, our institute for National Archaeological and Anthropological Memory Management. Participating artists are: Ailsa AnastatiaHerman van BergenAvantia DambergYubi Kirindongo, Omar Kuwas, Tirzo MarthaTony Monsanto, Philip Rademaker, Felix de Rooy and Ivanah Suares.

The Foundation Fundashon Arte ’99. Pa libertat organizes art events in 2013 and 2014 to commemorate in Curaçao, the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the Dutch Kingdom.

Photographs below, by René Bergsma, give an impression of the opening ceremony for this exhibition.

The exhibition remains till May 18, 2014.
Museo di Kòrsou (The Curaçao Museum)
Van Leeuwenhoekstraat z/n
Mundo Nobo
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

See also previous commemorative events:

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