Calendar


2020

September 2020
Education | Kick-off 3rd year KABK – Bachelor Photography. With Femke Lutgerink & Rabiaâ Benlahbib.

June 29 – July 2
Arts Programme | Eadi ISS Conference 2020, Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice | Locations: Nuffic, VNG International, Oxfam, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (tbc)

May 15
Launch | Studio III – Parts Unknown | Presentation and launch online publication and website www.parts-unknown.co | Location: online (Zoom). By the Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art The Hague and Creative Court.
Guests: Kathryne Bomberger, Director-General of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) and Donald Weber, co-founder Photography & Society Masters Programme. Moderator: Alexa Vachon.

April 27 – May 15
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten in Corona times | Online production weeks, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands. Led by Oliver Chanarin, Rabiaâ Benlahbib, Henk Wildschut, Thomas Bragdon and Shailoh Phillips. [Corona, online session]

April 20 – April 24
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Expert week, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands.

April 17 – April 24
Film | The Ride | Visions du Reél, Festival international de cinéma Nyon, Switzerland | online edition. By PolakvanBekkum, sound Arno Peeters, research Monique Lesterhuis, concept supervision Rabiaâ Benlahbib. Thanks to the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam. Video introduction (Youtube) by the artists.

April 22
Presentation | Haagse Cultuuronderwijs Dag 2020 | Organised by Cultuurschakel | Location: former Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, The Hague, the Netherlands. By Rabiaâ Benlahbib. [Cancelled, online poetic reflection ‘Toekomstmens’ can be read here (in Dutch)]

April 7 – April 21
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Online production weeks, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands.

April 2, 7, 9
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Online intervision sessions, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands. Led by Oliver Chanarin, Rabiaâ Benlahbib, Henk Wildschut.

March 27 – April 4
Film | Bachir in Wonderland | Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival (TICFF) 2020 | Taipei, Taiwan
[Corona, online screenings on March 27th, 29th, 31st – http://www.ticff.org.tw/en/Films/Program/Show/164]

March 27
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten in Corona times | Group reflection, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands. Led by Oliver Chanarin, Rabiaâ Benlahbib, Henk Wildschut , Thomas Bragdon and Shailoh Phillips. [Corona, online session]

March 23 – 24
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Team brainstorms, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands. Led by Oliver Chanarin, Rabiaâ Benlahbib, Henk Wildschut , Thomas Bragdon and Shailoh Phillips.
[Corona, online sessions]

March 17 & 19
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Group feedback session, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands. Led by Oliver Chanarin, Henk Wildschut & Rabiaâ Benlahbib. [Corona, online session]

March 3
Film | The Ride | New Selected Artists Moving Image | Eye, Amsterdam. By PolakvanBekkum, sound Arno Peeters, research Monique Lesterhuis, concept supervision Rabiaâ Benlahbib. Thanks to the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam. Group showing with works by Michiel van Bakel, Rossella Nisio, Sylvia Martes, Eliane Esther Bots, and PolakVanBekkum.

February 18
Education | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Individual tutorials, Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands. By Oliver Chanarin & Rabiaâ Benlahbib.

February 14
Presentation | Creative Court, Research-based art & Arts-based research | International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands. By Rabiaâ Benlahbib.

February 3
Presentation | The power of reconciliation (and of art) | Haags Kabaal, Haags Theaterhuis, Theater de Vaillant. By Rabiaâ Benlahbib, moderated by Saloum Darbou.

January 30
Group visit | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Laboratory – International Commission on Missing Persons | Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands.

January 28
Education | Kick-off Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Group visit – International Commission on Missing Persons | Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, the Hague, the Netherlands. With Oliver Chanarin and Henk Wildschut.

January 21
Kick-off | Studio III – The right to be forgotten | Master Photography & Society KABK – Royal Academy of Art, the Hague, the Netherlands. With Oliver Chanarin and Henk Wildschut.

2019

November 16
Workshop | Questioning Traumatic Heritage | The Innocence Lab | H401, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

November 14
Film | Bachir in Wonderland | Ethno Kino special selection, University of Bern & the Reitshule Cinema, Bern, Switzerland

November 12 – 15
Film | Bachir in Wonderland | Bir Duino International Human Rights Documentary Filmfestival | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
*Special Mention of the Jury*

November 5
Workshop | Round Table 1, Master Photography & Society, Royal Academy of Art (KABK), the Hague, the Netherlands

October 15 & 17
Film | Bachir in Wonderland | Sharjah International Film Festival for Children & Youth (SIFF), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates  (+Q&A with editor Matthieu Hes)

October 14, 15 & 18
Film | Bachir in Wonderland | Astra Film Junior, International Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania

October 10, 15, 17, 23 & 24
Film | Bachir in Wonderland | Nepatogus Kinas/Inconvenient Films, International Human Rights Documentary Festival, Lithuania (+Q&A with Nuria & Bachir)

September 25-26
Visit | by JEF-Tampere, Young European Federalists Finland and Europe, Creative Court, The Hague,  the Netherlands (cancelled)

July 11
Film & Talk | Bachir in Wonderland, IDFA by Night 2019 (link in Dutch), Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (+Q&A with director Evelien Vehof)

June 26-28
Programme | CANCELLED Arts Programme, World Conference on Statelessness, COMM, Museum for Communication, The Hague in collaboration with the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (Eindhoven, London) and Empathy and Risk (London, Sri Lanka)

June 26
Programme | Opening CANCELLED Arts Programme & World Class XL, World Conference on Statelessness, Humanity Hub, The Hague, the Netherlands, in collaboration with the municipality of The Hague

June 21
Visit | CANCELLED Arts Programme, Humanity in Action Fellowship Programme, Quartair Gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands

June 13 – 15
Talk | Beyond Trauma? A Transregional Perspective on Trauma and AestheticsForum Transregionale Studien & Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin

April 27
Film | Portraits du Pardon, FABLABCHANNEL (link in French), France

March 10 & 16
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Prague | Czech Republic

January 25 & 30
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Children’s Film Festival Seattle, United States of America

January 15
Presentation | Portraits of Reconciliation, International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, the Netherlands

2018

December 8
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Athens Children Film Festival, Greece

November 30
Talk & Film | Portraits of Reconciliation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Humanity Hub, The Hague, the Netherlands (private session)

December 2
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Ajyal Film Festival, Doha, Qatar

November 3 & 8
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Programmes: ´Dreamers Only, Please´ & ´African and African American Stories´, Chicago, United States of America

October 4
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Carrousel International du Film de Rimouski (link in French), Québec, Canada

October 3, 4 & 8
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, BUSTER/CPH PIX Copenhagen International Film Festival, Denmark

September 28 & October 1
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, the Netherlands

September 20
Talk & film | Portraits of Reconciliation, Hague Talks, Netherlands

September 15, 16, 22 & 23
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Take one Action Film Festival, Edinburgh & Glasgow, United Kingdom

September 2
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Into the Great Wide Open (link in Dutch) Vlieland, the Netherlands

July 24
Film + Talk | Bachir in Wonderland, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain with directors Els Duran and Evelien Vehof, in the presence of Bachir and his guest family. Introduction by Rabiaâ Benlahbib

July 22
Film | Bachir in Wonderland | Screening for Sahrawi children on a summer camp in Spain and their host families, Sabadell, Spain

May 31
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, DOCSFAIR Junior Filmfestival Amsterdam, the Netherlands

May 6
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Cinédoc, Tbilisi, Georgia

March 25
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, NPO EO/Ikondocs tv, the Netherlands

March 23
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Movies that Matter Festival The Hague, the Netherlands

March 11 & 20
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, TIFF Kids International Film Festival Toronto, Canada

March 5 – 9
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece
(School programme)

January 28
Film | Bachir in Wonderland, International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2017

December 7
Installation | Bubble, Innovating Justice Forum, Peace Palace The Hague (NL)

September 21
Installation | Wandering, Just Peace Festival, Peace Palace The Hague (NL)

September 1 – 2
Installation | And now I am here, 150 Psalms with the Netherlands Chamber Choir TivoliVredenburg Utrecht (NL)
Installation | Bubble, 150 Psalms with the Netherlands Chamber Choir, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht (NL)
Installation | Wandering, 150 Psalms with the Netherlands Chamber Choir, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht (NL)

May 10
Talk | Peace through Culture, a citizen’s dialogue by the European Cultural Foundation, Peace Palace the Hague (NL)

May 5
Talk | Liberation Festival The Hague, interview with Sinan Can, the Hague (NL)

January 19 – March 11
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Anatomy of Forgiveness, While Meditating on War (link in Dutch), CBK Amsterdam (NL)

2016

November 16 – 19
Installation | And now I am here., Blind Spot? Human Rights in Europe, Lux, Nijmegen (NL)

September 16 – November 10
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Anatomy of Forgiveness, Brummelkamp Galerie, Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam (NL)

June 14 – 20
Installation | And now I am here., The Wall, Marineterrein Amsterdam (NL)

June 3 – 5
Installation | And now I am here., Compagnietheater Amsterdam (NL)

May 28
Installation | And now I am here., Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ Amsterdam (NL)

March 26 – April 3
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation & Anatomy of Forgiveness, Modeste et Innocent, Butare (RW)

February 10 – 14
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Anatomy of Forgiveness, Prospects & Concepts, Van Nelle Fabriek Rotterdam (NL)

February 7
Installation | Welkom Hier, with live video art by Farah Rahman, Theater aan het Spui, The Hague (NL)

January 20
Education | Final Presentations, with The Ghost of Tito, MediaLab Amsterdam, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam (NL)

2015

November 12, 2015 – January 16, 2016
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Anatomy of Forgiveness, Galerie Pennings, Eindhoven (NL)

October 16 – 25
Workshop | De Blijbaan, Festival De Betovering, Theater aan het Spui (NL)

October 17
Workshop | On statelessness, Veerstichting, Leiden University (NL)

September 2, 2015 – February 3, 2016
Education | The Ghost of Tito, MediaLab Amsterdam, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam (NL)

September 19
Theatre installation | Rooms of Humanity, De Balie Amsterdam (NL)

September 3 – September 18
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Anatomy of Forgiveness, Organ Vida International Photography Festival Zagreb (KR)

March 30 – April 3
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation & Anatomy of Forgiveness, Goethe Institut, Kigali (RW)

March 6 – April 18
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation & Anatomy of Forgiveness, identityXI Post Conflict, Nichido Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

January 17
Exhibition | Post Conflict, Viewing reception with curator Bradley McCallum and Richard Dicker, director of Human Rights Watch, Kinz & Tillou Fine Art Gallery, New York (USA)

2014

December 15
Talk | Panel discussion on art and justice, with Bradley McCallum, curator of Post Conflict, David Clements, director of Chambers Fine art and Rabiaâ Benlahbib, director of Creative Court, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art Gallery, New York (USA)

December 13
Group exhibition | Post Conflict, special reception for ICC guests, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art Gallery, New York (USA)

November 23, 2014 – February 7, 2015
Group exhibition | Post Conflict, with Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation & Anatomy of Forgiveness and Africans & Hague Justice, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art Gallery, New York (USA)

October 6, 2014 – January 14, 2015
Exhibition | Africans & Hague Justice, African Studies Centre, Leiden (NL)

May 30
Guided tour | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation & Anatomy of Forgiveness, Hoogtij, Het Nutshuis, The Hague (NL)

May 26
Talk | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliaton & Anatomy of Forgiveness, World Class The Hague, The Hague (NL)

May 23
Talk and film | Kigali’s Piers with work by Lana Mesić, a talk by Ismee Tames (NIOD), and Julia Strijland’s film preview | Het Nutshuis | The Hague (NL)

May 23 – 24
Exhibition | Africans & Hague Justice, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Hague (NL)

May 19 – June 6
Outdoors exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation, International Criminal Court, The Hague (NL)

May 14
Film | As we Forgive (Laura Waters Hinson, USA, 2010); FC Rwanda (Joris Postema, NL/Rwanda, 2013), Het Nutshuis, The Hague (NL)

May 7
Film | Rwanda: Beyond the Deadly Pit (Gilbert Ndahayo, Rwanda/USA, 2011), Het Nutshuis, The Hague (NL)

May 5
Outdoors exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation, Liberation Day Festival, The Hague (NL)

April 28 – May 18
Outdoors exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation, Central Station, The Hague (NL)

April 27
Talk | Kamera Kultura with Lana Mesić and Thomas Kuijpers, Het Nutshuis, The Hague (NL)

April 21 – June 13
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation & Anatomy of Forgiveness, Het Nutshuis, The Hague (NL)

April 7 – 27
Outdoors exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation, Peace Palace, The Hague (NL)

April 1 – 11
Exhibition | Rwanda 20 Years: Portraits of Reconciliation, Atrium City Hall, The Hague (NL)