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Les Petites Peurs

exhibition: 20 / 05 / 2017
Location: Shofukan

Terrifying frightening critters
On 20 and 21 in May 2017, during the art route South Explorer In the Japanese cultural center Shofukan you can see the exhibition 'Les Petites Peurs' by the Rotterdam artist SPAM van Griensven. In a Wunderkammer, or curiosity cabinet, a large collection of small lifelike animal figures can be admired. It is reminiscent of the oddities cabinets from days gone by. In her recent work, SPAM van Griensven is inspired by Japanese myths in which the fox takes on a human form to deceive, love or protect us.

Location and times: Shofukan, Charloisse Kerksingel 32-14 in Rotterdam, open: 13u-18u.
Extra information: on 20 May at 15u there is a special event with opening speech by Baschz Leeft and live Shakuhachi music by Hélène Seiyu Codjo.

This project was made possible with a financial contribution from CBK Rotterdam.

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