Talk Show: Who needs beauty?
|address||:||Regulierbreestraat 26, Amsterdam|
|time||:||from 20:30 till 22:00|
The Prince Claus Fund requests the pleasure of your company at this year’s Talk Show Who needs beauty? This event precedes the 15th annual presentation of the Prince Claus Awards.
Leading international artists and thinkers explore the meaning of art, culture and beauty and its impact on the lives of people. Host Ghida Fakhry, presenter for Al Jazeera English, ensures vivid debate between inspiring guests who share stories and experiences of courage and the creation of beauty as a key impetus for development.
Interview with 2011 Principal Prince Claus Laureate
Ntone Edjabe, South Africa, founder of Chimurenga, 2011 Principal Prince Claus Laureate
Panel 1: Beauty opposes Conflict
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Pakistan, film producer, journalist, co-founder of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan
Odile Gakire Katese, Rwanda, theatre director, playwright, founder of Rwandan Professional Dreamers
Panel 2: Beauty breaks Silence
Regina Galindo, Guatemala, performance artist, 2011 Prince Claus Laureate
Rena Effendi, Azerbaijan, photographer, 2011 Prince Claus Laureate
Panel 3: Beauty in Context
Rahul Mehrotra, India/USA, architect, professor of urban design and planning
Salma Samar Damluji, UK/Yemen, architect specialised in Islamic and vernacular architecture of the Middle East.
Musical performance between panel discussions by Malinese singer songwriter and rising star Fatoumata Diawara (aka Fatou).