Modern Candor

The Struggle for the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas

01Sept2017 01Nov2017


For the exhibition ‘Modern Candor’, artist Jasmijn Visser created an installation with a selection of rare books and maps from the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam, all related to the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas.

‘Modern Candor’ is an exhibition on the occasion of the launch of Conflict Atlas. Geopolitics and contingencies on the Malvinas – Falklands archipelago by Jasmijn Visser & Metahaven, published by Archive Books, Berlin. The Falklands Project is part of the program ‘Ultraperipheric: Here, there and elsewhere’, commissioned by TAAK and Land Art Contemporary, and is supported by the Stimuleringsfonds voor de Creatieve Industrie, Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, Harten Fonds, Bijzondere Collecties, Amsterdams Universiteitsfonds, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Stichting Niemeijer Fonds and Mondriaan Fonds.

The exhibition is organised by the Amsterdam School For Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM). The exhibition takes place in the 1st and 2nd floors of BG2 (Turfdraagsterpad 15-17), and can be visited from 1 September- 1November 2017. The official opening will be on Friday 20 October (17:00-20:00).


Published by  Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture