Following the screening of a 'View of Love' on November 8th at the Macrobert Arts Centre, the 'Experiences of Exile' week of events (Nov 8th-15th) will also welcome two speakers to discuss their works for and with migrants and refugees.
First, the photographer Anna Pantelia, will discuss her current exhibition 'The European Dream' which is on display in the Pathfoot Gallery. Anna Pantelia is an award-winning photojournalist and the Field Communications Manager for Médecins Sans Frontières. She was the official photographer for CERN between 2012-2014. Her photography and interviews have appeared in Newsweek, CNN, Al Jazeera, BBC,The Telegraph, The Guardian, Vice News etc. She has worked in Europe, Turkey, South Sudan and Mozambique as a freelancer photographer with international NGOs such as Action Aid, Save the Children, and CARE International.
The University of Stirling will also welcome Professor Alison Phipps, UNESCO Chair: Refugee integration through languages and the arts (University of Glasgow), for the Autumn Art Lecture.
Entitled ‘Drift. Float. Drown. Dance: Reflections on refuge from a calabash’, the lecture will reflect on a translational study in Ghana. It saw researchers work alongside a dance company, who expressed the themes of the research in dance form.
Places are free for the event - at Pathfoot Lecture Theatre, on Thursday 15 November, 5.30pm - but must be booked in advance, via the events booking page.