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Exhibition: Who Am I?

Exhibition: Who Am I?
Clarina Exhibition

Collaborative Exhibition Celebrates the Lives and Stories of Elderly

Residents at De Lunetten, Sensire in Zutphen

Zutphen, [26 May 2023 @ 17:00] — De Lunetten, Sensire is delighted

to announce the opening of an extraordinary exhibition that showcases

the remarkable collaboration between artist Carina Claassens and

elderly residents, some of whom are living with various stages of

dementia. The exhibition, which combines multimedia, medium pieces,

and ceramic artworks/sculptures will take place on May 26, 2023, at

De Lunetten in Zutphen.

Clarina Exhibition

With great attention to detail, artist Carina Claassens has expertly

captured the essence of the residents’ stories and experiences in

her artwork with the assistance of Alie Zieverink. In her pieces,

Claassens has incorporated forget-me-not flowers, symbolizing the

importance of cherishing memories, as well as butterflies,

representing the fleetingness of time and memories. Through her unique

artistic vision, Claassens aims to spark reflection and appreciation

for the wisdom and experiences of the elderly.

One of the remarkable aspects of this exhibition is the active

involvement of the elderly residents themselves, who collaborated with

Claassens in the creation of ceramic artworks and sculptures. These

pieces serve as a testament to the residents’ creativity, talent,

and resilience, offering a tangible representation of their journey

and their unique perspectives.

In addition to celebrating the lives and stories of the elderly

residents, this exhibition also aims to raise awareness about the

challenges faced by the elderly community. It serves as a reminder

that as a society, we must remain conscious of government and

corporate efforts to cut costs in eldercare. The exhibition emphasizes

the need for quality care and the recognition that each and every one

of us, if willing, will inevitably grow old. Elderly individuals

possess a wealth of knowledge and deserve the best possible care and

support.

The exhibition opening will take place on May 26, 2023 – 10 October

2023, at De Lunetten, Sensire.Videos Link (only in Dutch) Playlist Animation:

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