Conflicted Societies, Memory and the Visual Arts

Conflict Research Group and LSE Arts panel discussion

Date: Monday 29 April 2013
Time: 6.00-8.30pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Miriam de Búrca, Ruth Goddard, Adela Jušić, Jonathan Watkins
Discussant: Dr Gwendolyn Sasse
Chair: Dr Bill Kissane

Artists from Northern Ireland, South Africa and Bosnia will reflect upon the impact of violent conflict on their work. The event includes screenings of Dogs have no religion by Miriam de Búrca, and The Sniper by Adela Jušić, as well as images from Ruth Goddard’s work The/My persistent past/history.

Miriam de Búrca is a visual artist from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Ruth Goddard is a London-based artist from South Africa.
Adela Jušić is an artist from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Dr Gwendolyn Sasse is a professorial fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford and co-curator of the exhibition.
Jonathan Watkins is director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and curator of the 2013 Iraq Pavilion for the Venice Biennale.

This event is in association with the Alan Cristea Gallery. Miriam de Búrca, Ruth Goddard and Adela Jušić are three of the artists included in the exhibition Conflicted Memory being held at the Alan Cristea Gallery, 29 April – 1 June 2013, 31 Cork Street, London.
Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEconflictart
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