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Telling different stories: young cultural leaders in South Africa

South African experts enter into dialogue on identity, integration and living together on 24 September.
dinsdag 24 september 2019, 20:00 t/m 21:30

DutchCulture and Pakhuis de Zwijger organize the event 'Telling different stories: young cultural leaders in South Africa.'
Social transformation to a more equal society and identity are the central themes behind cultural exchange between the Netherlands and South Africa, with a specific focus on young people as the next leaders. Cultural activities allow stories to be told from different perspectives, adding to the public debate about the past, present and future. 

After the presentations, the speakers enter into discussion with each other and the public. Opportunities for cultural cooperation with South Africa will be highlighted.

Detailed information on the programme will follow.

Date: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Time: 20:00-21:30 hrs (doors open at 19:30, afterwards networking possibility)
Language: English
Venue: Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam

Entrance is free, reservation is required.


If you have any questions, please contact Josine Backus, advisor South Africa.


Lebohang Tlali is active as a photographer, teacher, project leader and curator in South Africa and Europe. He studies at the Michaelis School of Fine Art in Cape Town and Kaospilot in Bern and worked for various cultural organizations such as the Cape Africa Platform, Stevenson Gallery and the 10th Berlin Biennale. In recent years, he has increasingly focused on education and inclusive art projects. Currently his work is exhibited at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

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Lebohang Tlali. Photo: Ad van Denderen

More speakers to be announced.