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Made in Amsterdam: discussing Dutch creativity

Made in Amsterdam: discussing Dutch creativity

What does it mean to be ‘made in Amsterdam’ in 2017? As part of The Drum's Amsterdam installment of our Creative Cities series, we speak to seasoned creative leaders and up-and-coming talent as we dissect ‘Dutch’ creativity.  More >



Refugees confront the past through art, at a pop-up museum

Refugees confront the past through art, at a pop-up museum

In 2010, Latif Mukasa, an artist and gay rights activist from Uganda, was forced into hiding after his name and photograph were printed in a newspaper’s list of 'Uganda’s 100 Top Homos' with the words 'Hang Them'. When the police issued a warrant for his arrest, he escaped.  More >











Why were 101 Uzbeks killed in the Netherlands in 1942?

Why were 101 Uzbeks killed in the Netherlands in 1942?

They left their homes in Central Asia to fight against the German army. Then, dressed in rags, they were taken as prisoners to a Dutch concentration camp. Few now alive remember the 101 mostly Uzbek men who were killed in a forest near Amersfoort in 1942 - and they may well have been forgotten entirely if it had not been for a curious Dutch journalist.  More >