Artist in Residence


  • museum café
  • nocturne


Every year the In Flanders Fields Museum invites a contemporary artist to create new work about war and peace, or specifically about the First World War.

In Flanders Fields Museum invites you to the
about and with the Artist in Residence of 2021

 …and to those North Sea waves whispering sunken stories
Sammy Baloji

on Thursday 23 September 2021
at 7 pm
in het museum café
(Cloth Hall, Grote Markt / Sint-Maartensplein, Ieper)

on the programme

      • Welcome address by Dimitry Soenen
                  alderman of the city of Ypres and chairman of the Ypres Museums
      • Sammy Baloji in conversation with Dominiek Dendooven
      • Odette Kudjabo talks about her grandfather Albert Kudjabo
                  and the (non-)commemoration of the Congolese veterans of WWI
      • Free visit to the installation
      • Reception

Participation is free.
Registration is possible until Monday 20 September.