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Are artists the most powerful activists?

  • Carpenters Workshop Gallery 4 Albemarle Street W1S 4GA (map)

With artists documenting, exploring or commenting on conflict and its consequences, we witness the blurring of cultural boundaries and the frontline. Perhaps more than ever before, we see artists today engaging on issues of migration, security, oppression and the freedom of expression. Join us for a discussion on contemporary conflict, the impact of technology, and the role and power of artists today.

Speakers

Aaron Cezar Director, Delfina Foundation
Michaela Crimmin Professor, Royal College of Art and Co-Founder, Culture+Conflict
Aman Mojadidi Afghan-American Artist and TED Global fellow
Rebecca Newell Head of Art, Imperial War Museums
Michael Rakowitz Iraqi-American Artist, Professor and winner of the 2018 Fourth Plinth Commission

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Curated by Suhair Khan
Leader, Google Arts & Culture projects


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Earlier Event: January 19
What is the future for humanitarian aid?
Later Event: February 7
Can we save art at risk?