Past Events

  • No Boundaries 2017 – a symposium on the role of arts and culture
    Conference, Talk

    Tuesday 28th March 2017 11.30-15.00 at Hull Truck Theatre

    Counterpoints Arts Co-directors, Áine O’Brien and Almir Koldzic presented at this year’s No Boundaries conference, 28 & 29th March 2017, on the transformative potential of art as a catalyst for social change and the importance of cross-cultural partnerships between artists, communities and institutions.

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  • Peirene Press: breach and The Cut
    Talk

    Sunday 19th March 2017 11.30-15.00 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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  • Searching for Great Aunt Minna
    Talk

    Saturday 18th March 2017 11.30-15.00 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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  • Stuart Hall Foundation, ‘Who do you think you are? Culture, identity and the contemporary art museum’
    Talk

    Friday 17th March 2017 11.30-15.00 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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