Exhibition. Ellis Island
From 30 April to 29 August 2021 at the Jewish Museum of Belgium.
Ellis Island is a group exhibition featuring works by Armando Andrade Tudela, Marianne Berenhaut, Heidi Bucher, Miriam Cahn, Latifa Echakhch, Sigalit Landau, Alina Szapocznikow, Naama Tsabar and Lawrence Weiner. Ellis Island is 'that narrow sandbar at the mouth of the Hudson', an island across from Manhattan. It was the main entry point for many communities arriving on American soil between 1892 and 1924.
The exhibition focuses on how contemporary artists deal with the theme of exile and how they view the world as a place where people are dispersed, trapped or wandering.