Workshop: Creative Responses to Archival Material

On 3 October 2018, Saudade curator Natalie McIlroy and Saudade artist Janne van Gilst hosted a free educational workshop at the Stadsarchief Rotterdam (Rotterdam City Archives) with the support of Louisa Balk, Education Advisor at the archive. The workshop, titled Creative Responses to Archival Material, was attended by 6 participants with backgrounds in documentary photography, graphic design […]

Saudade at Boekhandel Dominicanen

The Saudade exhibit is on the road! From August 1 – 31, 2018, visitors at Maastricht’s legendary Boekhandel Dominicanen can find Saudade amongst the store’s books and other wares. Saudade aims to explore how history can be made visible through a contemporary context. Ten artists each drew inspiration from individual collections held in our archive […]

Saudade at Twelve Twelve Gallery

  The first Saudade exhibition was held April 11–15, 2018, at Twelve Twelve Gallery in The Hague. The exhibition opening was attended by seven of the project’s ten artists and more than 60 visitors. More than 200 people visited the gallery in total. One of the founders of the Expatriate Archive Centre, Judy Moody-Stuart, was […]

Get Your Own Copy of the Saudade Book

The Saudade book is a companion to the Saudade project, and contains beautiful images of the art and archival pieces, conversations with the artists, and essays from artistic and historical perspectives, as well as the full story of the celebrated suitcase. The Saudade project celebrates the EAC’s 10th anniversary as an independent foundation, and 25 years since its earliest beginnings. […]

The Saudade Kickstarter is Live!

Our Kickstarter campaign is over, but you can still donate to help fund the Saudade project! Transfers can be sent using the following information: Stichting Expatriate Subject Line: 10th Anniversary + your email address IBAN: NL71ABNA0404476090 BIC: ABNANL2A Anyone who donates more than €30 will receive a copy of the book. If your gallery, archive, or […]

Saudade Gains Backing from Mondriaan Fonds

The Expatriate Archive Centre and the Saudade Project are pleased to announce that the Mondriaan Fonds has agreed to fund Saudade! The Mondriaan Fonds is a foundation that supports visual arts and cultural heritage in the Netherlands and beyond. It promotes outstanding and innovative projects and activities involving artists, mediators (critics and curators), museums and other heritage institutions, […]