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Living Forgiving Remembering

Location: Museum Arnhem, Netherlands

Date: 04 October 2020 – 14 February 2021

Marjam Westen’s exhibition, conceived for Museum Arnhem and touring to Kunsthall 3,14 in Bergen, with the participation of artists including Voluspa Jarpa, Buhlebezwe Siwani, Lungiswa Gqunta, Karen Sargsyan, Monali Meher, Guy Königstein, Hiwa K., Firas Abu Sirriyeh, Lana Mesić, Dinh Q Lê, Akram Zaatari, Grace Ndiritu, Erik Hagoort, Christian Nyampeta, Farida Nabibaks and Ruben Montini.

Reconciliation is needed more than ever. We see Black Lives Matter demonstrations throughout the world, calling attention to inequality, racism and senseless violence. Inflammatory language on social media and even in politics serves to increase social polarisation. All too often, the world is shocked by extreme acts of violence prompted by prejudice against those of a certain religion, ethnicity, sexuality or gender identity.

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