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CHILDREN OF YEMEN

May 2022

school projects & exhibitions 22/23

photo above; screenshot laptop project INDIA with Yemeni
historical text.

We are happy to announce that a school class in India is inspired by the *historical text from Yemen, which forms the basis of this project.
Soon you will be able to read about the results of this school project initiated by our school contact for the international Art projects of the Dutch school Pontes Het Goese Lyceum Mrs. Reina van de Korput, teacher and Head of the Bilingual (English- Dutch) department.

MALAYSIA

This summer an art project will be started in which Yemeni children who now live in Malaysia will participate, by initiative of Hesham Ameen (born Jemen, residence Selangor, Malaysia 2011).

An exchange program between two schools, Pontes Goese Lyceum and  the IMAS school in Malaysia, is planned for September/Oktober this year. 

EXHIBITION 2022

#KFA OVER GRENZEN 16 juli t/m 4 sept. Kunstenfestival Aardenburg (KFA). Beyond borders is the title of KFA, Festival of Arts. The work created by Ingrid van de Linde for this has its origins in this project Children of Yemen. The historical poetic text from Yemen (see above & ABOUT website ) forms the starting point for the installation with video: Who oh who are you? Are you my other I? 

photo collage of the installation: 
THE CAR

In the video, portraits of children from Yemen and traces of a burned landscape have been processed into a visual poem. The video will be presented in an installation. Filmduration: 7:35 min. 

*EXHIBITION 2023

CONTENT OF THE PROJECT
An art production focused on the social effect by bridging between two cultures. Between hope and memory, looking for that which connects us. 

This website will also serve as a prelude to our main goal, the Children of Yemen exhibition in Pulchri
The Hague, Oct. 2023

The following artists are going to participate, because of their relationship with Yemen and their concern about the ongoing war:

MURAD SUBAY: Muralist, visual artist. https://muradsubay.com (born 1987 Dhamar, Yemen, 2015  resicidence, Paris, France).

THANA FAROQ: Yemeni documentary photographer. http://thanafaroq.com (born 1990 Taiz Yemen,  residence 2015 The Hague, Neteherlands).

SARA ISHAQ: Film director. https://www.saraishaq.com (born 1984 Scotland, raised in Yemen, residence 2015 Amsterdam, Netherlands).

SAEED AL-GARIRI: Poet, writer, professor. https://www.onfile.eu /professionals/19/saeed-al-gariri. (born 1962 Hadramout, Yemen, residence 1914 Amsterdam, Netherlands.

ROBIN KOLLEMAN: Visual artist. https://www.robinkolleman.nl/index.htm ( born 1960 in Dwingeloo, residence Rotterdam, Netherlands).

INGRID VAN DE LINDE: Visual artist and part-time filmmaker. https://ingridvandelinde.nl (born 1959,  residence Goes, Netherlands).

Target: To create awareness in the Netherlands through art about the situation of children in Yemen.
Art that occupies an important place between two opposing cultures and that invites reflection and dialogue.

More information about the artists will follow in a next newsletter in which the artists will be interviewed by the renowned art critic Nico Out.

FUNDRAISING

* Will continue to acquire sufficient grant funds. A commitment has already been made by Pax for Peace, Prince Bernhard Cultuur Fonds and Mr. August Fentener van Vlissingen Fonds.

If you want to support the project financially, you can send an email to stichtingKK9@gmail.com KK9 Foundation is a cultural ANBI foundation.

Comments are welcome via the email address infochildrenofyemen@gmail.com

PROJECT TEAM | SPONSORS | CONTACT FORM
E:  infochildrenofyemen@gmail.com | W: childrenofyemen.org



(c)2021 Kinderen van Jemen – alle rechten voorbehouden aan de auteur   |   Websiteontwerp door Ingrid van de Linde – in samenwerking met  Mediator Media