Wide Support for Socially Engaged Exhibition in Beurs van Berlage

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AMSTERDAM.- The internationally oriented visuals arts exhibition “Niet Normaal * Difference on Display” will kick off in December 2009 at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam. “Niet Normaal �� Difference on Display” is aimed at the general public. The central question posed by this original and ambitious campaign is: what is normal and who decides? The urgency of this social theme, as well as confidence in the renewed vision of the project, is reflected in the fact that the financing of the project is nearly complete. “Niet Normaal” has a broad base of support, including from the major culture subsidies, charity funds, the business sector, opinion leaders, social institutions and, of course, the internationally renowned artists who have unconditionally agreed to participate, often with their latest work. Such support says something about contemporary society��s need for vision and engagement. What is normal and who decides? “Niet Normaal” questions norm