7 Nov 2010 – 16:00
Cultural Heritage and Shared Knowledge
De Balie Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen 10 1017 RP Amsterdam 020-5535100 www.debalie.nl
The process of defining heritage is filled with power relations. Until recent years the term heritage has been used to refer to buildings, monuments and physical and tangible artefacts. Critics, often from non-Western countries, have called for a greater attention for intangible heritage, which represents their identities more strongly. New strategies that includes local communities within the process of heritage construction are currently being discussed. Cultural heritage as a collective responsibility enables communities to control their future by understanding their past.
Teresa Morales – National Union of Community Museum, Mexico;
Jagath Weerasinghe – Chairman Theertha International Arts Collective, Sri Lanka;
Ziva Domingos – Curator Nacional do Património Cultural, Angola;
Vânia Brayner – General-Coordinator of Museu do Homem do Nordeste, Brazil;
Silvia Karolina Acuña Aviles – curator at Solentiname Museum, Nicaragua;
Patrick Abungu – Curator, Shimoni Slavery Museum, Kenya;
Laula van Broekhoven – curator Middle- and South-America.
Debate leader is Chris Keulemans.
Cultural Heritage and Shared Knowledge is realized in cooperation with Arts Collaboratory and Reinwardt Academy.
Innovative heritage / Caribbean / Shared Heritage / Museology /