What: Moengo Festival of Visual Arts Tembe fu libi II (Facebook Event)
When: Opening: August 17 & 18, 2018, 11:30-20:00 hrs / Weekend activities: August 24 & 25, 2018, September 1 & 2, 2018, September 8 & 9, 2018 / Last weekend: September 21, 22 & 23, 2018
Where: Tembe Art Studio (Facebook Page), Moengo, Marowijne. The opening is at the Contemporary Art Museum Moengo (CAMM) (old Suralco hospital in Moengo), Julianastraat 7, Moengo, Marowijne. Busses will depart on Friday August 17, 2018 and Saturday August 18, 2018, at 09:00 hrs from Nola Hatterman Art Academy (NHAA), Fort Zeelandia, Paramaribo.
This year is the 6th edition of the Moengo Festival (Facebook Page) and has visual arts as its main theme. Moengo Festival of Visual Arts Tembe fu libi II (Facebook Event) is the second time that visual arts are the main theme. The first time was in September 2015: Moengo Festival of Visual Arts Tembe fu libi I.
This annual festival is one of the projects of the Kibii Foundation (Facebook Page) and its aim is to contribute to international cultural exchange and bringing artists together. In addition to this, the festival is working to increase awareness of the diversity in Surinamese culture, by giving an impulse to further development of local art practice.
International and local artists have worked on the composition of this exhibition, which will be held until September 23, 2018. The opening will take place on August 17, 2018, at 11:30 am at the Tembe Art Studio complex.
Read more (Dutch only) in Rosita Leeflang’s blog post: Moengo Festival: ondersteuning lokale gemeenschappen – August 16, 2018