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EU Project Contested Desires

The EU-Funded project, Contested Desires: Constructive Dialogues aims to discuss the problematic legacy of European colonisation found in museum collections and heritage sites. Via artistic research and action, it strives to increase the access, participation and representation of diverse audiences to the conversation on the former European Empires.

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Book Out Now: European Academy of Participation

The European Academy of Participation – Benchmarks, reflections and challenging practice on the interface between academia and the creative sector, by Lars Ebert and Joachim Umlauf, is now available.

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SPEME in Amsterdam, 1-15 November 2023

SPEME – Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia, comes back to Amsterdam, and H401, for another secondment.

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SPEME in Bologna, June 2023

Following the programme in May 2023, SPEME – Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory reached Bologna, Italy, for a new month of activities in the frame of the collaboration between academics and sites of memory in Argentina, Colombia, Italy and the Netherlands.

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EU Project
SPEME

Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia (SPEME) is a EU-funded (Horizon2020) programme of exchanges between academics working on memory, trauma and heritage and practitioners working at sites of memory in Italy, The Netherlands, Argentina and Colombia.

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SPEME in Amsterdam, May 2023

This May 2023, H401 will kick start the SPEME secondment in Amsterdam in close collaboration with our partners, Arti et Amicitiae and the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture.

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Now Available: Productive Archiving

Productive Archiving – Artistic Strategies, Future Memories, and Fluid Identities Edited by Ernst van Alphen and published by Valiz

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Thematic programme
Shame!

Revisit the exhibition and events that took place
from October 2020 to March 2021

Shame! Exploring Masculinities investigated the representation of male shame, the male body, power, abuse, virility, fascism etc.

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Encountering Absence

Exhibition Opening and movie screening
Opening 8 May 2023, 20:30 hrs

A multimedia and multilingual research exhibition, the second edition of ‘Objects & Stories’.

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Pasajes VI

Pasajes VI by Sebastían Díaz Morales, produced at H401 in the House of Gisèle, has premiered in June and July 2022.

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Europeday: Amplify in Action!

A day full of online and offline activities across Europe: debates, conversations, presentations, a cultural and artistic program and actions to celebrate and shape the future of Europe together.

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Gisèle: een hommage

Première 9 juli 2022

Een film van Betsy Torenbos en Ard van Rijn
met muziek van Louis Andriessen.

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Heritage Contact Zone
Toolkit

Heritage Contact Zone (HCZ) is a EU project that investigates the potential of marginalised or contested heritage as a contact zone. The project has realised exhibitions and workshops across Europe and brought experiences together in a toolkit.

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BOOK
Shame! And masculinity

Edited by Ernst van Alphen

Published by Valiz in collaboration with Herengracht 401

Official launch on 22 October 2020

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Visit
The House of Gisèle

The House is a living archive. Guided tours through its historic interiors explore a maze of rooms, corridors, stairways and surprising spaces with their stories. Make an appointment for a group visit of approximately 1 hour.

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PERPLEX!
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A travel magazine for those who are uncertain.

Perplex! is inspired by dialogues that began at Herengracht 401 and have extended into a method for opening up spaces and conversations - to be vulnerable even when it may feel impossible.

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Biografie Gisèle

Zeven jaar geleden benaderden wij Annet Mooij met het verzoek het leven van Gisèle te onderzoeken en te beschrijven. De biografie over Gisèle is een belangrijke bouwsteen in ons streven om het verleden van deze stichting verder te laten onderzoeken en open te stellen.

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The Warp and Weft of Memory

In this long term artistic research project Renée Turner explored the wardrobe of Gisèle in writing, photographs, videos, and illustrations. She reflects on the intimacy of the closet, a life-writing, history, the privileges of class, and the persona of the female artist.

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