Curating exhibitions on forgotten histories, contested legacies and silenced memories calls for a systematic decolonial approach. Through building on a socially engaged curatorial practice, a turn towards a process that commits to decolonzing knowledge and aesthetics can be made.
On the representation and presence of black women in institutional and unconventional archives
Feminist Memory: Digging the Black Archives is part of Perspectives - a series of public and discursive events that are programmed alongside the exhibition Embodied Spaces (2015) by curator Christine Eyene at Framer Framed in Amsterdam.
During Amsterdam Fashion Week three young designers from the Dutch province of Zuid-Limburg will present their contemporary versions of the miners' clothing. They are inspired by the cultural communities who used to work in the Dutch mines. On July 8th, we will host an accompanying program surrounding the themes of fashion and identity.