• Platforma Festival planning
    Multi Art-form

    Friday 10th March 2017
    1pm-4.30pm at The Beacon, Westgate Road 128 Hoxton Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9PQ

    Join us to help plan for the fourth national Platforma Festival showcasing the arts by, with and about refugees, taking place in Newcastle and across the North East in October 2017.

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  • Who Are We?
    Learning, Multi Art-form

    Tuesday 14th March 2017
    10am -6pm at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    A week long programme of dialogue, artist-led workshops, debate and lively disruption, asking what it means to belong – across and within borders.

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  • Learning Lab: Unlearning the Role of the Artist with Eva Sajovic
    Learning Lab

    Tuesday 14th March 2017
    4pm-6pm at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    Join us for a Learning Lab with artist, Eva Sajovic, when she practices the art of ‘unlearning’, whilst posing questions about the politics of representing others in an age of global displacement.

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  • Stuart Hall Foundation, ‘Who do you think you are? Culture, identity and the contemporary art museum’
    Talk

    Friday 17th March 2017
    2pm-4.20pm at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    In collaboration with the Stuart Hall Foundation and chaired by Gilane Tawadros, this special event will bring together directors of major contemporary art museums in Europe to discuss how contemporary art institutions shape our sense of identity and belonging at a time of political and social turbulence.

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  • Film Screening: John Akomfrah’s The Stuart Hall Project (2013)
    Film

    Friday 17th March 2017
    4.50pm-6.30pm at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    John Akomfrah's ground-breaking documentary The Stuart Hall Project (2013) combines archive footage and a soundtrack of the music of Miles Davis to portray the life of Stuart Hall, the founding figure of cultural studies who has had a resounding and ongoing influence on British intellectual and cultural life.

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  • Searching for Great Aunt Minna
    Talk

    Saturday 18th March 2017
    5.30pm-7.30pm at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    Searching for Great Aunt Minna was inspired by a photograph and a commissioned photo essay for the London Sunday Times Magazine about the Sangoma, the traditional healers, (shamans) who are called by their Ancestors to heal. For Who Are We?, Jillian Edelstein will be in conversation with Liz Jobey, an associate editor of the FT Weekend Magazine.

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  • Learning Lab: How To Do Rights With Things: Art and Politics
    Learning Lab

    Saturday 18th March 2017
    12pm-2pm at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    Details to follow

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  • Peirene Press: breach and The Cut
    Talk

    Sunday 19th March 2017
    2pm-4pm at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    Join us for a conversation between Samantha Schnee, Chair of Words Without Borders and publisher Meike Ziervogel, with writers Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes to explore the unique commissioning approach of Peirene Press.

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  • Learning Lab: Brexit, Migration and Communities – A Call to Creative Action
    Film, Learning Lab, Multi Art-form

    Monday 20th March 2017
    10.30am-5pm at HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN

    Learning Lab engages the Platforma North West Hub, but also seeks to include artists, cultural workers, organisations, activists, academics and change-makers interested in forging alliances through working together.

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