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Art and Politics

12 May 2012

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12pm

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Free

The Mosaic Rooms

London
England, United Kingdom

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Iraqi artist Hanaa' Malallah, and UK duo Peter Kennard and Cat Phillipps will be discussing the relationship between art and politics, their practises and the works featured in their first collaborative exhibition, IRAQ: HOW, WHERE ,FOR WHOM?, with Dr Bernadette Buckley on: Saturday 12th May at 12pm Dr Bernadette Buckley is Convenor of the MA in Art & Politics at Goldsmiths, University of London and Chair of the British International Studies Association specialist group in Art and Politics. Her research interests cut across several fields from art to politics, philosophy and cultural studies. As well as writing for numerous exhibition catalogues and publications such as Photoworks, she has published several key journal essays including ‘Mohammed is Absent. I am Performing': Contemporary Iraqi Art and the Destruction of Heritage' in The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Iraq, eds., Stone & Farchakh Bajjaly, 2010 (winner of the AIA James R. Wiseman book award). She has worked on a number of funded research projects for AHRC, ACE, En-quire, Heritage Lottery and the Wellcome Foundation and is currently working on a book dealing with the relationship between art and politics. rsvp@mosaicrooms.org / 020 7370 9990

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