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Colonial history


Magazine


Action Research / Community & Learning / Diaspora / Shared Heritage / Colonial history / South Africa /

Report: Decolonial Futures Winter School

Indonesia / Colonial history / Museology / Contested Heritage /

Kolonialisme in musea: Islamitische kunst uit Indonesië

Shared Heritage / Colonial history / Contested Heritage /

Black Togetherness Podcast Series

Shared Heritage / The living archive / Colonial history / Museology /

Pressing Matter: Ownership, Value and the Question of Colonial Heritage in Museums

CICC / Ecology / Colonial history / Art and Activism /

Errant Journal: A conversation between Radha D'Souza and Jonas Staal

Indonesia / Collection development / Ecology / Colonial history / Museology /

On the (de)coloniality of Kebun Raya Bogor, museum objects and contemporary Indonesian art

Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes Framer Framed
CICC / Ecology / Colonial history /

The climate crisis is a colonial crisis - by Roos van der Lint

Community & Learning / Shared Heritage / Colonial history / Museology /

Report: Decolonial Futures with Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

Colonial history / Indonesia / Art and Activism /

Announcement of Selected Artist for Atelier KITLV

Action Research / Cultural programming / Shared Heritage / Colonial history / South Africa /

Report: Decolonial Futures with Aditi Jaganathan

Shared Heritage / Community & Learning / Colonial history / Art and Activism / South Africa /

Report: Sara Blokland's lecture as part of Decolonial Futures

Shared Heritage / Action Research / Community & Learning / Colonial history / South Africa /

Decolonial Futures: Second Term

Shared Heritage / Action Research / Community & Learning / Photography / Colonial history / South Africa /

Decolonial Futures: First Term

Ecology / Archive / Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history /

Digital Archive: Decolonise Botanical Gardens

Framer Framed, Museum van Loon
Colonial history / Museology /

Article: Smithsonian’s Leader Says ‘Museums Have a Social Justice Role to Play’

Indonesia / Colonial history / Contested Heritage /

Amsterdam: Postcolonial Processes

Ecology / Action Research / Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history /

Report: On the Future of Botanical Gardens

Indonesia / Shared Heritage / Colonial history / Contested Heritage /

Review: 'On the Nature of Botanical Gardens' at Framer Framed

Contested Heritage / Colonial history / Museology /

Expertmeeting on the presentation of contested heritage at Westfries Museum

Colonial history / Photography / Mining culture /

Review: A History Coloured by Belgians

Indonesia / Colonial history /

On Power and Other Things – by Sophia Zürcher

Photography / Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Report: Sara Blokland on Srefidensi and Reproduction of Family

Indonesia / Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Report: Modern Indonesian painters in revolution and nation building

Indonesia / Colonial history /

Report: What is modern Indonesian art?

Colonial history / The living archive / Contested Heritage / South Africa /

Re(as)sisting Narratives: Exploring The Past To Write The Future

Colonial history / Museology /

Conference: Decolonize The Museum

Colonial history /

Article: Towards a decolonial curatorial practice, by Chandra Frank

Colonial history / Museology / Contested Heritage /

Decolonising the Museum: Limits and Possibilities

Mella Jaarsma, Suspended Histories
Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history / Museology /

Video: Suspended Histories

Mella Jaarsma, Suspended Histories
Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Exhibition: Suspended Histories at Museum van Loon

Colonial history /

Article: Colonial nostalgia in Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Foto: Cas Bool
Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history / Museology /

Video: Contested History

Mella Jaarsma, Suspended Histories
Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history / Museology /

Video: Suspended Histories

Colonial history /

Symposium: BE.BOP 2013

Museology / Colonial history /

Lecture: Debate on the reopening on the Rijksmuseum

Fotografie: Anoek Steketee
Photography / Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history /

Exhibition: 'Vroeger is een ver land'

Colonial history /

Bookweek Launch: Golden times, Black pages

Indonesia / Colonial history / Museology / Contested Heritage /

Presentation: The archipelago of difference. Physical anthropology in the Netherlands East Indies, ca. 1890-1960’

Colonial history /

Reading: The black canon

Colonial history /

Booklaunch: Farewell to the Colonies

Colonial history /

Conference: The Colonial Legacy Conference

Colonial history /

Conference: Edward Said Memorial Conference

Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history /

Report: Contested History

Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history /

Study Afternoon: Beyond Indië - The cultural decoloniastion of Indonesia

Photography / Shared Heritage / Indonesia / Colonial history /

Book launch: What is Colonial Photography?

Indonesia / Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Report: Hacking History

Colonial history / Collection development / Shared Heritage / Museology /

Report: Symposium Contested History

Caribbean / Colonial history / Migration /

Performance: Nets have many holes

Colonial history /

Press Release: Closure of Molucan Museum

Indonesia / Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Het nationale symbool van openheid

Indonesia / Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Foute Keuzes

Indonesia / Colonial history / Contested Heritage /

'Ja, zo ging dat nou eenmaal in de kolonie', een column van Nancy Jouwe

Indonesia / Colonial history /

Speech: Van Heutsz door de mal van het heden, door John Jansen van Galen

Indonesia / Colonial history /

A Colonial Wound

Photography / Colonial history / Museology /

Project: Photographs, Colonial Legacy and Museums in Contemporary European Culture

Foto: Marc Pluim
Indonesia / Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Exhibition: Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch Design

Museology / Colonial history /

Conference: Universalisms in Conflict

Colonial history /

The Netherlands in Post-Colonial Perspective

Photography / Colonial history /

Publication: UNFIXED - Photography and Postcolonial Perspectives in Contemporary Art

Caribbean / Colonial history /

Symposium: Colloquium (Post)Colonial News

Colonial history / Innovative heritage / Museology /

Towards a Postcolonial Practice for Ethnographic Museums

Colonial history / Museology /

Report: Colonial Nostalgia

Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Report: Shared Heritage

Colonial history / Collection development /

Video: symposisum Colonial Nostalgia

Shared Heritage / Colonial history / Museology /

Video: Cultural Heritage

Colonial history / Museology /

Video: The Exotic View (Dutch)

The living archive / Collection development / Colonial history /

Artists in Residence: Royal Museum for Central Africa

Photography / Colonial history /

Symposium: Photographs, Colonial Legacy and Museums in Contemporary European Culture

Fotografie: Anoek Steketee
Colonial history / Collection development / Museology /

Symposium: Colonial Nostalgia

The living archive / Colonial history /

Exhibition: Archives I Presume?

Caribbean / Colonial history /

Publication: Een koloniale speeltuin

Colonial history /

Exhibition: A Dream of Africa, Images of a Continent at the 'Golden Age' of Colonisation 1920-1940

Photography / Colonial history /

Symposium: UNFIXED, Photography and Postcolonial Perspectives in Contemporary Art

culturele sporen van de koloniale ervaring
Museology / Collection development / Shared Heritage / Colonial history /

Publication: Susan Legêne, Spiegelreflex

Indonesia / Shared Heritage / Colonial history / Museology /

Exhibition: Eastward Bound! Art, Culture and Colonialism

Indonesia / Global Art History / Colonial history /

Exhibition: Beyond the Dutch

Colonial history /

De witte blik op de 'exotische mens'


Exhibitions


Image for the exhibition The silence of tired tongues at Framer Framed

Exhibition: The Silence of Tired Tongues

Contemporary Art & Brazil

Exhibition: On the Nature of Botanical Gardens

Contemporary indonesian perspectives by nine Indonesian artists

Exhibition: A Blueprint for Toads and Snakes

A solo exhibition by Sammy Baloji

Exhibition: Re(as)sisting Narratives in South Africa

Exploring lingering legacies of colonialism between South Africa and the Netherlands through engaging with contemporary artists from both countries

Exhibition: Re(as)sisting Narratives

Exploring lingering legacies of colonialism between South Africa and the Netherlands through engaging with contemporary artists from both countries
Simuda Nyuma – Forward Ever Backward Never. Foto: Lara Tompa

Exhibition: Simuda Nyuma - Forward Ever Backward Never

A contemporary interpretation of missing documents in an Ugandan archive of Ham Mukasa. Curated by Robinah Nansubug and Andrea Stultiens

Agenda


Disaster Haggyo presentation

Transoceanic Memories: Disaster Haggyo presentation

An afternoon of transdisciplinary dialogues on disasters in the Anthropocene supported by Arts Council Korea
Film screening: Indisch Zwijgen
Film screening, exhibition & spoken word workshop
Exhibition: The Silence of Tired Tongues
Contemporary Art & Brazil
Opening: The Silence of Tired Tongues
With Julia Arbex, Aline Baiana, Arthur Chaves, Vitória Cribb, Benedito Ferreira, Estêvão Parreiras, Luana Vitra & Raphael Fonseca
Hybrid Presentation: Declaring Distance
Ways of imagining and engaging with the colonial archive with Atelier KITLV
Symposium: Decolonial Futures
The final program of the cultural exchange programme with Funda Community College, Soweto, South Africa
Decolonial Futures Workshop Series: The Womb Republic - How to Rebirth
A cultural exchange programme with Funda Community College, Soweto, South Africa
Decolonial Futures Workshop Series: Creating Space for a Hundred Flowers to Bloom
A cultural exchange programme with Funda Community College, Soweto, South Africa
Decolonial Futures: Workshop with Ariella Aïsha Azoulay
First term of the Decolonial Futures programme 2021-2022
Decolonial Futures: Workshop with Aditi Jaganathan
First term of the Decolonial Futures programme 2021-2022 with selected Artist Talks
Decolonial Futures: Workshop with Sara Blokland
First term of Decolonial Futures programme 2021-2022
Atelier KITLV: Zouk is Medicine
On creole manifestations of cultural as a means of resistance with Ari Gautier, Ananya Jahanara Kabir, Jocelyne Beroard & Bonaventure Ndikung
Atelier KITLV Webinar
Kucini, kallu, kakkus: Creolising India Across the Oceans
Decolonial Futures 2020-2021: Second Term
Online seminar as part of the second term of Decolonial Futures
Book launch: Revolusi
A conversation with David Van Reybrouck, Wim Manuhutu, Sadiah Boonstra, Goenawan Mohamad and Amanda Pinatih
Decolonial Futures 2020-2021: First Term
Open Call for participants for the Decolonial Futures Cultural Exchange Programme 2020-2022
Launch: Errant Journal #1, When Are We?
Errant Journal is a concept by Irene de Craen, realised in collaboration with Framer Framed
Finissage: On the Nature of Botanical Gardens
Featuring a performative lecture investigating the etymology of plant species by artists Amy Pekal and Marit Mihklepp
Crisis Imaginaries, Chapter 2: Visibility Politics & Climate Justice
Online panel on intersectional climate justice with Chihiro Geuzebroek, Asuka Kähler and Raki Ap, moderated by Amanda Boetzkes
Re-visiting Botanical Gardens
Nieuwe perspectieven op het netwerk van Nederlandse botanische tuinen
Exhibition: On the Nature of Botanical Gardens
Contemporary indonesian perspectives by nine Indonesian artists
Opening: On the Nature of Botanical Gardens
Contemporary Indonesian Perspectives
Memoria Plantae: Perspectives on the Dutch Botanical Network
A conversation with Sadiah Boonstra, Andreas Weber en Jennifer Tosch in the lead-up to our upcoming exhibition
Finissage: A Blueprint for Toads and Snakes
With Sammy Baloji, Georges Senga Assani and Heleen Debeuckelaere.
Book launch: When we speak about colonisation
On the occasion of the recent publication by Faassen and Verdijk, and in the context of the running show 'A Blueprint for Toads and Snakes' by Sammy Baloji
Curator tour: A Blueprint for Toads and Snakes
A tour by Vincent van Velsen.
Exhibition: A Blueprint for Toads and Snakes
A solo exhibition by Sammy Baloji
Pressing Matters: Exhibition tour & artist talk with Ignasius Dicky Takndare
Joined in conversation by artist Kevin van Braak & moderator Nancy Jouwe.
Opening: Pressing Matters
In presence of artists Kevin van Braak and Ipeh Nur
Undercurrents: Art/Production/Mobility/...
A program by Hotel Maria Kapel in collaboration with Framer Framed.
Lecture: Iwan Sewandono - The outframed framed in: modern Indonesian Painters
Lecture by anthropologist Iwan Sewandono, on modern Indonesian painters in the Dutch Indies, in the 1930s and after.
Lecture: Sara Blokland - Srefidensi and the reproduction of a family history
Lecture by Sara Blokland, about her art and the the project SrefidensiFoto, photo archives and the role of memory and identity in her work.
Lecture: The work of artist Patricia Kaersenhout and artist Charl Landvreugd
Artists Patricia Kaersenhout & Charl Landvreugd will each present a lecture on their artistic practice.
Lecture: Caroline Drieënhuizen - Musea in the Dutch East Indies
To what extent are museums reflective instrumental in the creation of colonial narratives, histories and national identities?
Open lecture series: Influence of colonialism on artistic expressions in former Dutch colonies
March/April 2017.
Workshop: Solidariteit vandaag in onze neokoloniale tijd
Hoe kun je solidair zijn met de strijd van anderen vanuit een witte neokoloniale context?
Exhibition: Re(as)sisting Narratives in South Africa
Exploring lingering legacies of colonialism between South Africa and the Netherlands through engaging with contemporary artists from both countries
Museumnacht Amsterdam 2016
Framer Framed programme during Museumnacht 2016.
24H Noord: exhibition tours Re(as)sisting Narratives
Exhibition visit and tours by artist Judith Westerveld during the 24H Noord event.
Dutch & Indonesian perspectives on 1945-1949
Event with Histori Bersama foundation / Marjolein van Pagee in collaboration Koneksi-Connectie on Dutch & Indonesian historical perspectives.
Re(as)sisting Narratives in context
A conversation in the context of exhibition 'Re(as)sisting Narratives' with curator Chandra Frank, participating artist Judith Westerveld, and moderator Jennifer Tosch.
The Story Might Not Be Complete
A discussion on erasure and the archive.
Exhibition: Re(as)sisting Narratives
Exploring lingering legacies of colonialism between South Africa and the Netherlands through engaging with contemporary artists from both countries
Conversation with photographer and researcher Marjolein van Pagee
Research on the so-called ‘Politionele Acties’ of the Netherlands in Indonesia; the Dutch military interventions during the Indonesian National Revolution.
In Dialogue II: Questioning the explorer
With a historical re-enactment by performing artist Xenson Znja.
In Dialogue I: Deciphering and Reclaiming Histories
Artist talk with collaborating artists Papa Shabani and Xenson Znja.
De-toothing Africa - An evening with an intimate reading of a family archive
A cinematic installation that is fueled by film abstracts, family archives, readings, music, performance and soundscapes.
Exhibition: Simuda Nyuma - Forward Ever Backward Never
A contemporary interpretation of missing documents in an Ugandan archive of Ham Mukasa. Curated by Robinah Nansubug and Andrea Stultiens
Burning Museum: Addressing the headquarters
Cut, paste, snip, plak, sak, pap, plat, bek!
BE.BOP 2014 - Spiritual Revolutions & 'The Scramble for Africa'
Curated by Alanna Lockward.
Symposium: Suspended Histories
On the colonial past of the Van Loon family, and ways in which that past is presented and represented in Museum Van Loon.
Close Encounters of the Caribbean Kind II. On Decolonial Aesthetics and European Blackness
Lecture and round table discussion in the context of the exhibition Who is more sci-fi than us?
Close Encounters of the Caribbean Kind
Artist talk around the exposition Who More Sci-Fi Than Us?
Hacking History
A brainstorming about the relationship between the Netherlands and Indonesia and its representation in public space.
Symposium: Contested History
A symposium on the (re)presentation of Dutch-Indonesian colonial history in museums.
World Art and the Imperial Imagination
A workshop on the interface of contemporary art, postcolonial theory and cultural museology.
Presence of an Absence
An investigation into the relationship between objects, experiences and identity.
Symposium: Shared Heritage - Theory and Practice
A symposium on the traces of Dutch colonial history in the Netherlands and the former Dutch colonies overseas.
The Exotic View
About the role of cultural memory organizations in a multi cultural society
The Colonial Gaze
On the historical preconceptions that determine our view of art.