In Search of the Garden of Pursuits
From 9 October 2022 to 1 February 2023, the exhibition In Search of the Garden of Pursuits will take place at the Botanical Garden in Meise. The artist Rudolf Samohejl exhibits his artistic research on the journey of the Czech botanist, gardener and explorer, Benedikt Roezl. The exhibition references Roezl‘s travels in Latin America and his ties with Belgium, and addresses the topic of botanical colonialism.
The exhibition is organised as part of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU by the Czech Centre in Brussels together with the Czech Liaison Office for Education and Research in Brussels (CZELO) and the Embassy of the Czech republic in Brussels.