The Hague

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Can aid organisations still ‘sell’ Africa?

During the recent Africa Day in The Hague, Holland, BrandOutLoud* director Judith Madigan took part in the second Oude meesters, jonge honden debate on emergency aid in Africa. She spoke about the image of aid provision to the continent and asked whether aid organisations can still ‘sell’ Africa? And she

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Movies That Matter

If you can’t make it to Stockholm next week, visiting The Hague might be a good alternative. The Movies That Matter Festival has also planned some promising premieres (and I’m relying more on the trailers than on...

Monday, May 10th, 2010

The Model and The Activist

We’ve all heard the one about the model and the dictator. The setting is South Africa, 1997. President Nelson Mandela is hosting several prominent figures as guests in his home. Quincy Jones is there (the...

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Shell Apologizes to Nigeria

My colleagues at The New School, The Yes Men, punks Shell last week.