From monday June 24 until June 30 the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress Foundation will be in NYC for world pride. The story behind the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress and the fight it stands for, fits seamlessly with the commemoration of the Stonewall Riots 50 years ago. Besides several presentations around town we will also do a photo shoot.
From 8 to 15 December the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress Foundation is in South Africa. At the invitation of the Dutch embassy in Pretoria we will present the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg during the international human rights day on December 10. We will be part of a discussion program on LGBTI + rights at the University of Pretoria. To finally bring the Dress to Cape Town and present it in the MOCAA museum. Here too we will again participate in a substantive program on LGBTI + rights. Of course we also expand our Art Photography series with a first photo on the African continent.
During the Amsterdam Pride the Rainbow Dress will be on display in City Hospital OLVG in Amsterdam. After traveling around it is good to have the Dress on display in her hometown. During the week in the OLVG a group of international LGBTI activists will be welcomed to see the dress and hear the story behind it.
On the 2nd of August the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress will be presented during Europride 2018 in Stockholm as part of the program of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Presenting during Europride is special because in 2016 the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress was created during Europride in Amsterdam.
From July 12 – 16 the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress Foundation will be present at the Seoul Queer Culture Festival. The organization of the SQCF joined forces with The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in South Korea to make it possible for us to tell our story and meet the LGBTI+ community in Korea. Of course we will make a new addition to our series of art photography. This will be the first photo on the Asian continent. We are very grateful for this opportunity.
From June 21 – 26, 2018 the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress Foundation was present at the San Francisco Pride. The organization of the Pride joined forces with The Consulate General of the Netherlands in San Francisco to make it possible for us to spread our message again in San Francisco. We presented the Rainbow Dress at the Salesforce headquarters and during the VIP party in San Francisco City Hall
.VIP Party, San Francisco Pride 2018
From 4-8 July the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress will be in Madrid for the Pride. On invitation of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands we will present the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress during the Pride. Besides that we will be doing a photoshoot in an iconic Spanish setting.
From 7 -11 June 2018 the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress was in Athens for the Athens Pride. On invitation of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands with support of the Municipality of Amsterdam we presented the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress during the pride. Besides that we did a photoshoot in the most iconic Greek setting.
In September 2016, the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress project was part of the Amsterdam cultural trade mission traveling to New York City to promote arts and culture. More than 60 institutions took part in this mission and our team was present to promote the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress in the Big Apple. This was made possible by the Creative Industries Fund NL and the city of Amsterdam. Watch a video registration of the dress’ presentation:
From September 7 – September 11 2016, the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress project will be part of the Amsterdam cultural trade mission traveling to New York City to promote arts and culture. More than 60 institutions will take part in this mission and our team will be present to promote the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress in the Big Apple. An article (in Dutch) about the mission:
Het Nieuwe Instituut, het Museum voor Architectuur, Design en Digitale Cultuur in het Museumpark, toont ter gelegenheid van de Rotterdam Pride de Amsterdam Rainbow Dress, het kunstwerk dat oproept tot openheid en inclusiviteit en dat aanzet tot het actief bijdragen aan het verdedigen en delen van (verworven) vrijheden.
datum: 20/09/2016 – 25/09/2016
locatie: Het Nieuwe Instituut Museumpark 25 3015 CB Rotterdam