Being quiet with Lucebert
No eating and no talking with each other for one hour
On 5 May, all of the Netherlands will pause to commemorate the country’s liberation. The German army surrendered on this day in 1945, bringing the Second World War to an end for the Netherlands. Since then, the Netherlands has strived to be the capital of freedom, independence and tolerance. To celebrate its continual liberation and societal freedoms, various activities and events are planned throughout the city. The Cobra Museum is organizing a memorial for the second time in conjunction with the Amsterdam May 4 and 5 committee. On 5 May there are various Freedom meals, lectures, theater performances, etc. in Amsterdam and surroundings with small or large stories, sometimes simple and intimate, others expanded. the various forms of commemoration bring people together at the table and initiate dialogue.
This year, we put the focus on the the commotion that arose following the publication of Wim Hazeu’s biography on Lucebert in 2018. Some opinion makers, authors and commentators are invited to participate. You are invited to participate in this special dialogue. The participation is free.