2 Feb 20105:00pm - 7:00pmEnglish Faculty Room GR03

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Speaker: Dr. Lena Simic (Liverpool Hope University)

Art as Protest: With our £2000 artist fee we are going to COP15

The presentation will introduce The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home, an art activist home-run initiative run from spare bedroom of council house in Everton, Liverpool.  Topics that will be addressed include: tensions between art and activism, the use of public money for acts of civil disobedience, art for social and political change, direct action, protest and history, contemporary social movement, art activist contexts in the UK and climate chaos.

All welcome.  No registration required.

This event  is a joint presentation  by the Cultures of Climate Change Group and the English Faculty Drama Seminar.

  

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