Benedictio IV

Lezing 16 oktober 2020 20:00 Podium door Natasha Knoppel Art Galleries

Guyana, land of six people

Art movements (1930-1950) in Guyana

Mr. Stanley Greaves (USA)

Mr. Greaves is a multiple international award winning painter, sculptor, poet and writer of Guyanese descent, who is considered to be one of the Caribbeans’s most distinguished and versatile artists.

The indigenous Lokono movement in Guyana

Video featuring mr. George Simon (Spain)

A pioneering Lokono Arawak visual artist and archaeologist from Guyana, mr. George Simon is the founder and mentor of the Lokono Artists Movement and of the Moving Circle of Artists. Mr. George Simon is the recipient of -among other awards- GCA’s 2017 Lifetime Award in recognition of his substantial contributions to Guyanese art and archeology.

The rainforest as an inspiration to Guyanese artists

Mr. Ohene Koama (Guyana)

Mr. Ohene Koama is the art curator (ag) at the National Art Gallery of Art Castellani House in Georgetown, Guyana. Mr. Ohene is an artist and a chosen mentor for selected artists in the Caribbean as a part of the IFLE (Integrate French as a Language for Exchange) Caricom programme

This lecture is part of the exhibition Benedictio IV Mighty echo of the Amazon rainforest – revelations of the Guianas.

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10% van de opbrengst van de Benedictio IV gaat naar de OIS ( Organisatie van Inheemsen in Suriname)

If there will be new travel restrictions due to covid 19, it is possible that some speakers in the lecture program “Bendictio” will have to give the lecture via a video connection. We will keep you posted if so.