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Nieuw Dakota and Making Waves
On 2-3-4 June the first edition of Making Waves, a cultural event with different artworks and activities around Flag of Compassion, takes place at Nieuw Dakota, space for contemporary art in Amsterdam Noord.
Making Waves 1 is organized by young creators, and compiled by artists Didi Lehnhausen and Suzanne Bernhardt in close collaboration with Nieuw Dakota and the Unda Foundation. During this weekend an exhibition and a public program can been seen and experienced, a program consisting of performances, films, artworks, lectures, a round table discussion, a radio show, a special dinner and many more.
With all these works the Making Waves Team searches for ways to create connections with the city and its inhabitants. It investigates and makes visible ethical issues, related to the notion of compassion nowadays.
Flag of Compassion is a dynamic artwork without an ending. Making Waves is a nomadic movement connected to Flag of Compassion, which tries to trigger awareness for ethical issues in our society, again and again in different collaborative projects.
During the collaboration with Nieuw Dakota the Making Waves Team invited young creators, Wave Makers, to make works connected to the Flag of Compassion.
This weekend program includes works by Suzanne Bernhardt, Loukie van Hasselt, Sarah Mei Herman, Rini Hurkmans, Tobias Karlsson, Didi Lehnhausen, Rosa Sijben & Margit Odems, Reve Terborg & Lucinda Wessels and Fabiola Veerman.
Guests are invited to join the Making Waves Fundraising Dinner to help making possible the first edition of Making Waves.