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Mapping Journeys, New Directions

Thu. 17 June 2021 at 17:30–18:00


Exploring migration in contemporary art.

Bouchra Khalili’s artworks The Mapping Journey Project and Constellations created engaging and empathetic experiences for the audience, conveying the struggles faced by migrants and highlighting the arbitrary nature of borders. But how did she achieve this, and what artistic techniques did she employ?

In this illustrated talk, Amanda Tavares examines Khalili’s artworks and looks at the mechanisms and languages she uses to create a space for collective reflection and responsibility.

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