[spectre] Altered Landscapes symposium - art and human rights

Irini-Mirena Papadimitriou imirena at hotmail.com
Thu May 12 20:15:37 CEST 2016

Dear all
I hope you don't mind me sharing the following symposium that we have coming up at Watermans, which might be of interest to some people on the list.
As part of the Altered Landscapes exhibition programme, we are very pleased to announce a symposium to discuss 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 discussion will be chaired by Saphia Crowther, editor at Amnesty International.
Altered Landscapes SymposiumSaturday 21 May14.00-18.00Watermans
More information and bookings:https://www.watermans.org.uk/events/altered-landscapes-symposium/
The symposium will be followed at 6.30pm by a screening of Syrian short films in partnership with Bidayyat for Audiovisual Arts. The screening is free and tickets do not need to be booked. 
For the full list of films, please visit:https://www.watermans.org.uk/events/syrian-short-film-screenings-part-of-altered-landscapes/

Altered Landscapes is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Artist Juan delGado has been awarded an INSIDE commission from New Art Exchange and DASH. INSIDE is a Disability Arts commissioning programme led by DASH with funding from Arts Council England.
Best wishesIrini
Irini Papadimitriou
Head of New Media Arts Development
40 High Street
Direct line: +44 (0)20 8232 1012
Admin: +44 (0)20 8232 1020www.watermans.org.uk 		 	   		  
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