Date(s) - 03/10/2017 - 19/11/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ex-Libris Gallery Fine Art, School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University
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A multimedia exhibition on the theme of social justice, created by and featuring the work of students from across the School and held on campus. The exhibition will build on the work of a student-led discussion group and a cross-school module on social justice in the arts.
A programme of events are running alongside the exhibition, encountering further the theme of social justice and the challenges Dr Martin Luther King raised in his speech at Newcastle University in 1967.
‘A Seat at the Table’: Thursday 19 October, 6-7.30pm at Ex-Libris Gallery, Newcastle University Fine Arts Building
A night of music, snacks and excellent chat, using ‘A Seat at the Table’, Solange Knowles’ fourth studio album as a springboard to chat about issues including race, gender, sexuality and equality.
Film Screening: 13th (2016), Ava Du Vernay: Wednesday 25 October, 5pm at Fine Art Lecture Theatre, King Edward VII Building
A one-off screening of 13th an American documentary that explores the “intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States”.
Talk: Addressing Imbalance in Museum Collections with Giles Maffett, Assistant Curator at MIMA: Thursday 26 October, 6-7.30pm at Fine Art Seminar Room, Newcastle University Fine Arts Building
Talk: ISIS Arts Co-Founder, Clymene Christoforou: Thursday 9 November, 6-7.30pm at Fine Arts Seminar Room, Newcastle University Fine Arts Building
Clymene will be talking about ISIS Arts’ projects past and present, how the region’s art scene can work post-Brexit and the role of cultural leadership in the face of populism.