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NEGROWHITE – Identity & Image took place at the Open Air Museum Nieuw Amsterdam in Commewijne (SR). Curated by Miguel Keerveld, this reflection was visible between June 26 and August 29, 2010, taking spectators along in a search of pushing boundaries. We often doubt whether we make the right choices. Is a decision correct, if it feels right, if it is certain, or if it gives security?

In the cells of this former prison, I have presented artworks based on philosophizing across these border. Self-reflecting and pushing borders have been essential in my search for balance. To quote EdKe: “(…) Suriname, a young nation, is a developing country with opportunities and possibilities. This dynamic environment encourages me to seize those opportunities and go for my dreams. With self-confidence, I will reach the place where I want to be. My work is an invitation for those who want to take the trouble to look at the world through my eyes. (…)”

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