Opening: Thursday February 14th, 5-7 pm
Exhibition: February 14 - March 3
Finissage: March 3, 4-6 pm
In its present identity crisis, Europe seems to forget its past. Questions about who is or can be European have become increasingly urgent. Mounting anxieties about culture and identity produce strong narratives of a Europe in peril, whose people are threatened by an imagined influx of racialised and culturalised others. Such narratives hinge on a denial of Europe’s histories of colonisation and decolonisation.
Artists Alana Jelinek, Rajkamal Kahlon, Servet Kocyigit, and Randa Maroufi challenge this dominant representation of (post)colonial Europe. Revealing the ongoing legacies of colonialism in Europe and other parts of the world and the long histories of migration entangled with it, these artists explore... meer