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In their review of Yael Bartana’s film Two Minutes to Midnight (what if women ruled the world), Eli Witteman (DAI, 2022) who is currently doing an internship at MetropolisM asks: "does female leadership offer us a crucially different future ?". You can find their 2cents in the online text at MetropolisM (in Dutch only) ~ we publish the link here.
14 February 2023 ~ a historic day: the (Dutch) Court of Appeal issued a landmark ruling in the case of two citizens, Amnesty International, Control Alt Delete, RADAR and NJCM-PILP against ethnic profiling by Dutch border police (Royal Marechaussee). The Court ruled that the current practice is a form of racial discrimination and issued a ban. The Court ruled that the border police must change its practices with immediate effect, regardless of whether the State appeals the ruling. The case revolved around the question whether the border police may select people for a stop and check at the border (partially) because of their race. The coalition that started the case argued that the use of race in selection decisions is form of racial discrimination. Read more here.
‘For nothing is fixed’. Pelumi Adejumo (DAI, 2023) wrote a careful text about the drawings of Ivna Esajas. For those of you who can read Dutch or if you cannot and just want to gaze upon the beauty of the works: find the link to the article as published online by MetropolisM, here.