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Date/Time

Thursday 23 May 2019 - 10.00 - 18.00

Location

University for the Creative Arts

Space and Belonging Symposium: Narratives of Migration, Materials and Gentrification

Date: Thursday 23 May 2019 Location: University for the Creative Arts, Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DS Times: Registration opens 9.45am, Symposium 10am-6pm Cost: Academics £10, Postgraduates and Students £5

The Spatial Mutuality Symposium will feature artists and filmmakers who have responded to themes of movement, migration of people and materials. How can journeys and ideas of belonging, memory and exile be explored in photography and moving image?

Keynote speakers from the worlds of artists feature filmmaking (Christine Molloy – Desperate Optimists) and academic arts partnerships with the community (Professor Alison Blunt & Olivia Sheringham – Queen Mary, University of London) will present work and concepts addressing key issues in today’s world. Presentations from Katy Beinart, Estéfani Bouza, Vesna Lukic, Minou Norouzi, John Podpadec, Minna Pöllänen & Will Jennings, and Deniz Sözen.

Organised by Stephen Connolly; Maren Hahnfeld and David Rule; University for the Creative Arts.

Tea/coffee and lunch are included.