Erfgoedarena 31th January 2018
Hortusplantsoen 2 , 1018 TZ Amsterdam
Tessa Conijn | Bob Crezee | Malou Koster | Nicoline Verhaar | Edda Ton | Guinevere Ras | Danielle LaLa Kuijten | charlotte van rappard-boon | linda bouws | | Liz Kreijn | Jeroen Dessauvagie | Lara Garé | Sophie Henderson | Nelleke Persoons | Lorna Cruickshanks | Marietta Dirker | Loet Schledorn | Anneke van Mulekom | Arjen Pels Rijcken | Dorus Hoebink | Talitha van Ooyen | Vera Bals | Alisse van Wandelen | M Bruin | Fifine Kist | Annemarie de Wildt | Christy Verhaar | Lucie Snoeker | Rianne van de Wetering | Anna Groentjes | Thais Costa | Rebecca Weerstra | Erin Tulloch | Ghislaine Schlechta | Laura van Westbroek | Vitória Ramirez Zanquetta | Paula Gargioni | Ana Barretto | Sinem Cerrah | Lea Grüter | Rinske Post | Nadiah de Kock | Melissa de Vreede | Clara ten Berge | Branko van Oppen | Fleur Den Herder | Marije de Groot | Nicole Bakker | Anne de Groot | Dienke van der Kuijl | marina fernandes | Joyce Dunki Jacobs | Michiel Schwarz | Onessa Novak | Flora Greenberg | CESAR DELGADO
Louvre Abu Dhabi: The new universal Museum?
The newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi shows several hundred works of art, on loan from Paris, covering global history, next to art objects recently acquired by their rulers. The setting is spectacular: a souk-like open-air city by star architect Jean Nouvel – the message universal: we are all human beings and share basic experiences. The ambition is to show the universal, exploring the connections between widely separate civilizations through universal themes and common influences. The result is a truly universal museum. But did they succeed? And is this a new turn in museum development or are we taking a step back?
Museum directors and researchers from the Middle East will share their experiences. A short documentary will illustrate the new Louvre experience. Join the debate with Michael Huijser (director of the National Maritime Museum, Amsterdam, and former director of the visitor center Manarat Al Saadiyat), Laura Berghuis (via conference call - student at UCL Qatar University and winner of the ICOM thesis award 2015), Nat Muller (mentor of conflict at de Appel art centre) and Alexandra Bounia (via conference call - Senior Lecturer in Museum Studies UCL Qatar University) Moderation by Imre Vegh (debat.nl) and sidekicks Lisa Bakker & Camila Miorelli (MA students Reinwardt Academy).
As usual we conclude the evening with networking drinks.
---This edition of the Erfgoedarena is organized by the international master students of the Reinwardt Academy.---
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