Alan Ingram’s workshop next week still has places left on it, and the Art, War and Peace: Responses to the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq Discussion is on today at the Mosaic Rooms http://www.mosaicrooms.org/art-war-and-peace-responses-to-the-invasion-and-occupation-of-iraq/
Spaces are still available for this workshop, which is open to academics and nonacademics alike. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Beyond the Geographies of War: Exploring Art and Peace
UCL Department of Geography, Pearson Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
11am-4pm, 27th March 2013
Questions of geography – of space, place, home, environment, landscape and territory – are a recurring theme in the responses of artists to war. But how do they figure in the relationship between art and peace? How can we understand the role that spatial practices and spatial themes play in creating peace as well as in articulating resistance to war and violence?
This workshop will explore these questions with reference to the Iraq war but will also branch out to consider the relationship between geography, art and peace more broadly. With talks by artists Rashad Selim and Emily Johns and academic Bernadette Buckley, and touching on issues of oil, water and ecology as…
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