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2017-04-17 | The Rijksmuseum acquired 'Reflect Your Hope' by Simangaliso Sibiya

Reflect Your Hope

We are excited to share the great news that the Rijksmuseum acquired the work 'Reflect Your Hope', 2017, of our artist in resident Simangaliso Sibiya from South Africa.

On the picture Taco Dibbits, director Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, and Simangaliso handing over the work for the permanent collection of the Rijksmuseum. The Thami Mnyele Foundation Amsterdam partnered with our award artist Simangaliso Sibiya, the Southern Summerschool BAK and The Rijksmuseum.

Together with The Rijksmuseum, the Thami Mnyele Foundation, organised a program to give Simangaliso Sibiya the opportunity to reflect on the exhibition 'Good Hope' which is currently running till May 21 2017. In this exhibition The Rijksmuseum is presenting the first mayor show about the relationship between South Africa and the Netherlands: 400 years of emotive history in 300 items, most of which come from South Africa.

Thami Mnyele Foundation promotes the exchange of art and culture between Africa and the Netherlands.