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Altered Landscapes Symposium

21 May 2016

Event times

Symposium 2-6pm, optional screening 6:30-7:30

Cost of entry

£5

Watermans

Brentford, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Bus 65, 237, 267, and N9 all stop outside Watermans
  • Tube: South Ealing (Piccadilly) and Gunnersbury (District) at about 1 mile (Zone 3)
  • Train: Kew Bridge & Brentford (trains from Waterloo and Hounslow) are a 10 minute walk

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The symposium will explore issues of displacement and migration, exploring how art can catalyse debate around human rights and create a dialogue around these issues. Speakers include: May Abdalla, Juan delGado, Michaela Crimmin, Áine O’Brien and Saphia Crowther.

About

The symposium will explore issues of displacement and migration, exploring how art can catalyse debate around human rights and create a dialogue around these issues. Speakers include international artists May Abdalla and Juan delGado, curator and Co-Director of Culture+Conflict, Michaela Crimmin and Áine O’Brien, Co-Director of Counterpoint Arts. The symposium will be chaired by Saphia Crowther, editor at Amnesty International. 

The symposium is part of the Altered Landscapes exhibition programme. Altered Landscapes is a multimedia installation by Juan delGado, currently in exhibition at Watermans until 5 June. The event will be followed by a screening of Syrian short films in partnership with Bidayyat for Audiovisual Arts.

Curators

Abigail Addison

Juan delGado

Irini Papadimitriou

Exhibiting artists

May Abdalla

Juan delGado

Taking part

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