Rini Hurkmans
Flag of Compassion Archive


Hedwig Fijen waves the Flag of Compassion out of the window of the headquarters of Manifesta in Amsterdam.

On the 18th of April Hedwig Fijen, Founding Director of Manifesta, hoists the Flag of Compassion. On the facade of the headquarters at the Herengracht in Amsterdam the Flag is flying till the 20th of October. In this way Manifesta likes to welcome the visitors of the exhibition ‘Dialogues’ with a symbol that goes beyond cultural, social and geographical differences.