May, 2016
16:00 - 17:30
May, 2016
16:00 - 17:30

The Next Story #1 : Archell Thompson

From Curacao to the ‘islands’ of Katendrecht

Verhalenhuis Belvédère
The Next Story kicks off on Saturday afternoon 14 May, its first guest the Antillean-born storyteller Archell Thompson. Thompson created the Mikesa foundation, committed to helping people develop and to connecting people from different worlds, as a tribute to his murdered father. Archell recently bought a new house in Katendrecht. Are you curious to hear his story?

Archell Thompson

For more information, please visit www.archell.nl

Time: 4 - 5.30 pm
Location: Rechthuislaan 1, Rotterdam
Language: Dutch
Entrance: Free

More information: www.belvedererotterdam.nl

A the request of IABR–2016 the Verhalenhuis Belvédère developed The Next Story. In ten afternoon sessions during the biennale, remarkable stories of inhabitants of Katendrecht will be shared with the audience. What is their Next Story? Based on their past and present situation, what future would they want, and how is their narrative related to Katendrecht? Together, these personal anecdotes will show how active individuals can influence the development of their neighboorhood, and even their city.