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Professor Khalili speaks about his collection in Nieuwe Kerk on 3 March

3.3.2011 Professor Khalili speaks about his collection in Nieuwe Kerk on 3 March

Professor Nasser D. Khalili speaks about his collection in De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam, from which the exhibition 'Passion for Perfection, Islamic art from the Khalili Collections'was created. In the winter of 2010/2011, De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam presents highlights from one of the world’s most renowned collections of Islamic art. Passion for Perfection will include some 500 objects...

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Inspiring intercultural exchange through orientation trip

2.3.2011 Inspiring intercultural exchange through orientation trip

The Prince Claus Fund, the Mondriaan Foundation and Premsela are organizing an Orientation trip from 2 till 14 March for a group of cultural professionals. The participants will visit artists and cultural organisations in Bamako and Segou (Mali), Dakar (Senegal) and Casablanca (Morocco). The goal of the Orientation Trip is to connect professionals...

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‘Our first Element’ raises awareness with art about water

1.3.2011 ‘Our first Element’ raises awareness with art about water

The Prince Claus Fund supported a photo contest in Armenia on the theme of water that resulted in an exhibition and a book ‘Our first Element’ with photographs of water by photographers from various countries. Water and the access to clean water is one of the most important topics in the South Caucasus region. The publication presents the most beautiful photos submitted to the contest,...

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Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and Malu Halasa inspire audience in Nieuwe Kerk

25.2.2011 Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and Malu Halasa inspire audience in Nieuwe Kerk

The Prince Claus Fund and De Nieuwe Kerk organised an evening about contemporary Iranian photography that featured guest speaker Malu Halasa and photographer Newsha Tavakolian, who was named Best Young Photographer of 2006 by National Geographic. Malu Halasa is a journalist and among other the editor of the book Transit Tehran: Young Iran and Its Inspirations. Malu Halasa presented some background...

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Caftan as Couture in Nieuwe Kerk was a great succes

18.2.2011 Caftan as Couture in Nieuwe Kerk was a great succes

The fashion show of Moroccan fashion designer Zhor Raïs that took place on 17 February 2011 at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam was a great succes. Prior to the fashion show a battle between 3 talented young Moroccan-Dutch fashion designers took place. Chazia Mourali presented the busy and fabulous evening. WI-AM Designs was chosen as the winner of the fashion battle with her collection ' The black...

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