Netherlands Embassy of Washington D.C.

Creative Director

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Manufactured and installed with FaberExposize
Photography by Scheltens & Abbenes, Arjan Benning, Cynthia van Elk and Lisa Klappe Photography and old Dutch masters from the Rijksmuseum.

Shared Past, Shared Values, Shared Future, an event January 25, 2017 at the Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C. to discuss the future of the partnership between the United States & The Netherlands, Alissia Melka-Teichroew was asked design and curate an installation for several spaces in the Embassy.

By curating old & new art works together, we told the story of new and old innovations, landscapes, products of trade, traditions and more These images can be seen as the continuation of old conversations and the beginning of new ones.

About the event:

The Netherlands Embassy in Washington, D.C. invited prominent American and Dutch scholars, politicians, innovators, security and economic experts for a conversation about the relationship between the Netherlands and the United States on January 25, 2017.

Trying to rediscover the centuries-old friendship between the two countries in public discussions, presentations and workshops. Five days after the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, they explored what this relationship could look like under President Donald Trump. The conversation was part of their goal to include interactive debate into our long-term strategies. The best way to predict the future is to create it.