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Wendelien van Oldenborgh: Maurits Scripts (1/1)
Wendelien van Oldenborgh: Maurits Script
Publication, 29 Sep 2006EN / NLPrint 

Script by Rainer Kirberg and Wendelien van Oldenborgh  
Translations by Wendelien van Oldenborgh  
Edited by Emily Pethick  
Published by Casco, 2006 
Design by Sam de Groot  
210 × 297mm 
23 pages, English or Dutch 
Maurits Script is the third part of the project ‘A certain Brazilianness’ by Wendelien van Oldenborgh. The project deals with productivity in situations of heterogeneity and conflict in Brazilian culture that led to impressive moments of cultural production. Maurits Script is based on Johan Maurits van Nassau’s period as Dutch governor of the North East of Brazil between 1637 and 1644. The booklet compiles stories from different sources related to this period and highlights the paradoxes and inner conflicts on the art of governing and on personal relationships at a time when different groups with clashing interests found themselves living together.