|Dear Suriname Art Enthousiasts:
On the memorable occasion of Suriname’s 30 years of political independence the artist Marcel Pinas will present a moving installation to the nation: 10 oversized oil lamps to be placed and lit on our Fort Zeelandia Complex from the 18th of November thru the 26th of November.
The 10 lamps will be configured in the Afaka “Wi” sign meaning “Us”. (Afaka is the written language of the Suriname maroons)
By means of this project Marcel Pinas will bring modern art closer to a larger part of our community. By using the concept of traditional oil lamps he will also bring the message of cherishing and preserving our cultural heritage and by means of the flames symbolize the warmth we will need to think and work together as one nation to develop Suriname in all its diversity.
In name of Marcel Pinas we hereby invite all art and Suriname enthousiasts to attend the opening of his installation on Friday, November the 18th, at 18:00 hours at the Fort Zeelandia Complex in Paramaribo, Suriname.
The program is as follows:
18:00 – 18:10 Apintie drummers welcoming guests
18:10 – 18:15 Word of welcome
18:15 – 18:20 Speech by official representative of our department of cultural affaires
18:20 – 18:25 Dance performance
18:25 – 18:35 Speech by official representative of the government
18:35 – 18:40 Lighting of the Oil Lamps
We look forward to seeing you!
Team Readytex Art Gallery
Kokolampu project (18 Nov 2005 - 26 Nov 2005)
On the memorable occasion of Suriname’s 30 years of political independence the artist Marcel Pinas will present a moving installation to the nation: 10 oversized oil lamps ......
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