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Inter Arts Center

Bergsgatan 29, 214 22 Malmö

Onsdag–fredag kl. 14–17, lørdag og søndag kl. 11–14

Blind Spots - a symposium on art and migration

CAMP (Center for Art and Migration Politics), Maria Concetta Borgese, Maj Hasager, Maria Kjær Themsen, Ask Kæreby, Silvia Litardi, Ibrahim Mahama, Unicorn - Artists In Solidarity

17.09.2015 -

In light of the current situation where an increasingly heated political climate is shaping the rhetoric and discussion concerning migrants and refugees - we wish to investigate the agency of art and artists working with these matters or within related fields.

The symposium Blind Spots will explore a number of different artistic practices operating in a social and political context over two days. In order to expand the critical perspectives, practitioners and institutions in the Oresund region as well as transnational agents are invited to contribute with their perspectives in relation to art and migration. The focus will be on questions concerning inclusion/exclusion, activism/art, empowerment/representation and the artist's role when working in political contexts. The symposium is also an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with practitioners in the field of art dealing with migration through different approaches.

The symposium is organized by Woodpecker Projects and artist Maj Hasager in collaboration with Inter Arts Center (IAC), Malmö and Malmö Konstmuseum.

Lectures and discussions will be held in English both days.

Registration before the 15th of September is necessary for participation at Malmö Konstmuseum: info@woodpeckerprojects.com

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