Video symposium ‘What is a ‘Postcolonial Exhibition’?’

The Stedelijk Museum and Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam proudly presented the symposium ‘What is a Postcolonial Exhibition?’, an SMBA initiative organized as part of the program of Temporary Stedelijk 3 – Stedelijk @. Click here to read the symposium’s info sheet and watch the video registrations below.

What is a ‘Postcolonial Exhibition’? has been made possible through the support of:
Mondriaan Fund
Amsterdam Fund for the Arts
SNS REAAL Fonds

Part 1: Mapping the Field (turn up volume)

- Margriet Schavemaker, Head of Collections, Stedelijk Museum. Introduction and Welcome.
- Elena Sorokina, art historian and freelance curator. Introduction to exhibiting the postcolonial.
- Jelle Bouwhuis, Curator, SMBA. Brief note on the Stedelijk’s global art history.
- Johannes Fabian, Anthropologist. Introduction to Time and the Other, after interviewed by Anke Bangma, curator at the Tropenmuseum.
- Discussion

Part 2: Positions 1

- Wendelien van Oldenborgh, artist, Amsterdam.
- Chris Dercon, Director, Tate Modern, London.
- Kofi Setordji, the Nubuke Foundation, Accra.
- Discussion

Part 3: Positions 2

- What, How and for Whom (WHW), curatorial collective, Zagreb Berlin.
- Abdellah Karroum, L’Appartement 22, Rabat, co-curator of Intense Proximity.
- Jesús María Carrillo Castillo, head of Cultural Programs, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid.
- Discussion

Part 4: Wrap Up

- Discussion of Positions 2
- Irit Rogoff, Professor of Visual Culture, Goldsmiths College, London.
- Discussion

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