Each year, about 250 tonnes of cocaine are consumed in Europe. It is not known how much of this is imported via the port of Rotterdam. We read something about it almost every day but few people know about the complex world that is hidden behind the headlines. It’s a world that is becoming increasingly grim and ruthless, and one that is intermingling more and more with legitimate society.
Maritime Museum Rotterdam (NL)
Most drugs enter our society via the port of Rotterdam. In ‘Dealing with Drugs’, you will be confronted by serious choices to make, shocking facts and figures, and the impact that the drug trade has.
It’s a good idea to experience this world for yourself, as this underworld is closer to you than you think.
Scriptwriter for the Dutch TV series Penoza (‘Criminal Underworld’)
It transforms a problem (drug usage) into an important educational experience and does so in a convincing and brave way.
Jury of the Grand Prix Award
The following (amongst others) cooperated with this experience/exhibition: the Customs Office, the Seaport Police, FIOD, the HARC (Hit And Run Cargo) Team, and ex-dealers from the port city of Rotterdam.
Grands Prix Award 2019
Participatory Experience – Silver