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

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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