Foam x Pakhuis de Zwijger: Jonathas de Andrade

This spring, Foam will collaborate with Pakhuis de Zwijger on their ongoing Fotokroniek series. In this special three-part series, we will connect the exhibited artists at Foam with two other experts.

During each conversation, we will look at local issues that share international parallels and that connect communities globally. Guest speakers support the conversation by helping to define these parallels based on their expertise.

Still from Unseen Perspectives from the Colonial Past with Jonathas de Andrade

29 April
Jonathas de Andrade

On 29 April, we will focus on the work of Jonathas de Andrade who gives marginalised groups a voice in a historical, postcolonial context. We will place the current exhibition Staging Resistance next to the stories of film director Sandra Beerends and activist and ambassador for West-Papua, Julia Jouwe. Both highlight the stories of individuals and collectives underrepresented in mainstream accounts that deal with the Dutch colonial past.

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ABC da cana (Sugarcane ABC), 2014 © Jonathas de Andrade.

This exhibition is made possible by Ammodo and the Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds.

Foam is supported by the VriendenLoterij, Foam Members, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, the VandenEnde Foundation and Gemeente Amsterdam.

⁠Fome de Resistência - Mulheres Kayapó Menkragnoti (da série lnfindável Mapa da Fome). Hunger of Resistance - Kayapó Menkragnoti Wamen (trom the series Endless Hunger Map), 2019 © Jonathas de Andrade.

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Foam x Pakhuis de Zwijger: Jonathas de Andrade