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Lecture Gyz La Rivière

Dutch Culture Centre, Shanghai
August 21st 2010
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From Thursday August the 19th until Saturday August the 21st the city of Rotterdam will present it’s nightlife culture in Shanghai during the World Expo 2010. During these three days Rotterdam will present both it’s ground breaking past and innovative present in club culture.

On Saturday the 21st Rotterdam’s presentation will come to an end with a presentation / workshop session at the Dutch Culture Centre.

Rotterdam born and raised artist Gyz La Rivière will host a presentation about the evolvement of the Rotterdam Dance Scene. His presentation will be based on his book flyer’dam that shows flyers from the early days of house music till the most recent club nights in Rotterdam. Gyz has been involved in Rotterdam’s youth and club culture since the early days as a VJ, designer, artist and as a clubber. Expect a visually enhanced presentation that will not only consist of Rotterdam’s club culture, but will also look into cultural and geographic connections between the harbor cities Shanghai and Rotterdam.
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photo’s: David Vunk & Gyz La Rivière