Financial Crisis and its Representations

8 Jul 2010 – 15 Jul 2010

Event times

open daily from 12 noon until 10pm. Private view on July 8th starts at 6pm, with the discussion starting at 7:30pm

Cost of entry

Free to all

Drawers Gallery

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus 242, 243, 149, 67 or 73 to Middleton road stop
  • Located in between Haggerston and Dalston Junction overground stations

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Tthe second installment of openDemocracy's Discourses series exploring new ways of looking at financial crises and how they impact our social and personal lives. Visual artists: Lorenzo Durantini explores how bodies inhabit the alienating space of London City, casting light on the extreme dislocation that those who work in the financial sector have from other common shared realities and how similar spaces can alternatively be occupied. visual artist Jaroslav Kysa's installation examining the current financial crisis. Also the private view on the 8th of July will feature an open discussion with the lecturer in International Political Economy at the Centre for International Studies and Dipolmacy and former economic adviser to the Venezuelan president Stephanie Blackenburg, journalist and social theorist Nikola Ivanovski and the novelist, writer, poet, economist and artist Nitasha Kaul exploring new ways of examining global economics and how the current financial crisis has impacted people's social interactions. The private view's after party with DJs James Batley Samuel Shove


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