01 Sep 2017-20 Oct 2017
Cigdem Yuksel (1989) lives and works in the Netherlands as a photojournalist. She is autodidact and works mostly on behalf of the Volkskrant. In May 2016 she traveled to the Turkish city of Gaziantep and made a portrait of Syrian refugee children in Turkey. Ode to Dignity: musical manifestation. The photo exhibition is part of Ode to Dignity, the project that places children’s rights in perspective and makes a fist for the right of every child to cultural development. On 29 October, a major musical event takes place in Maastricht. Under the guidance of composer Merlin Twaalfhoven, hundreds of Maastricht teachers bring an ode to dignity.