• Joost Conijn

    Frans Hals Museum - Hal

    Les très riches heures de Siddieqa, Firdaus, Abdallah, Soelayman, Moestafa, Hawwa et Dzoel-kifl. That could have been the title of Joost Conijn’s latest video, Siddieqa, Firdaus, Abdallah, Soelayman, Moestefa, Hawwa and Dzoel-kifl, 2004, named after seven children, aged three to fourteen, from a native Dutch family gone Muslim. Conijn—like the Limbourg brothers, who illustrated a book of hours for the Duc de Berry in the early fifteenth century—documents the course of a year of life. Living in a trailer park in a desolate industrial area on the outskirts of Amsterdam, the children partake in a

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