Date(s) - 14 May 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Artistic practices of remembrance and resistance
@ SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon
2 Steine Gardens, Brighton BN2 1WB
Saturday 14 May 2016 16:00-17:30
Part of Artists Open Houses
16:00 Caroline O’Reilly – A short introduction to Brighton & Hove Palestine Solidarity Campaign
16:15 Gil Mualem Doron – “Transgressive Art & Social Practices”
In the talk Mualem Doron will discuss works that focus on Palestinian issues from the Nakba until today and on various artistic practices which he has utilized to engage with these issues. He will present the project “The House of Bibi” (2009) created with Palestinian school children and architectural students; will reveal for the first time a recent installation about Jewish supremacism that was deemed to be too controversial to be shown in a gallery in Tel Aviv, and will discuss his next installation in Turner Contemporary, Margate.
16:45 Zuky Serper – “Let us Talk Politics.” – “No, No: Let us Talk Aesthetics.” – “No, No: Politics!”
Serper will discuss two faces of the same coin within art, in different times: the personal ethics, gestures, focused on the unique personality of the artist, and the critical, challenging, contradictory intervention in society in an historical moment, using notions such as: art work and art labour, un-artist, de-commodification of the artwork, and participatory practice. He will show a short documentary film from the performance “The 2nd Revolution Machines”.
17:15 Short Film Screening: “So wait, Nakba is…?” by Eitan Bronstein Aparicio & Dr. Eléonore Merza Bronstein / de-colonizer.org
What do Israelis really know about the Nakba? What do they think about the right of return of the Palestinian refugees? De-Colonizer went out to meet and asked them…
Food by: FilFil, Brighton