Meervaart | Lockdown Battle
It is quiet in the Meervaart. Normally we welcome many people into the building to watch performances, films, and attend conventions. No buzz in the building, no animated conversations in the foyer. But most of all no moving, funny or wonderful shared experiences among audience members. In this digital exhibition we want to share what it means to close a theatre. For the employees, artists, and the audience. But also the search for possibilities, such as live streams, workshops via Zoom and a digital insight into our theater via this exhibition.
The mission of the Meervaart is to make all residents of Nieuw-West part of their activities. Theatre is an important and valuable part of life and the civil society. By focussing on cultural participation, education, and performances we facilitate encounters, discussion, and reflection. The Meervaart wants to be the home of Nieuw-West where mutual respect, curiosity, and braking down cultural barriers are the building blocks. As an arts institution we actively participate and the development of the cultural