Art as a Response to Conflict and Violence. Discussion of expats reaction to war in art, 19-02-2015

January 16, 2015 • Cultural, MAIDAN, Past Events • Views: 1276

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19 February 2015, 19.30 – 21.00


Krilova Stelfox Gallery (at 5th Base), 23 Heneage Street (off Brick lane), London, E1 5LJ



Leading up to Olha Pryymak show this February (19-25)  at Krilova Stelfox gallery, an idea came up to create a forum during the show to discuss how expat artists, writers, and musicians alike, in the past and present reacting to the violence and war in their home countries. 

Panel Discussion

  • Svitlana Pyrkalo: London-based Ukrainian writer and journalist, originator of the BBC Ukrainian annual book prize 
  • Natalia Antonova: playwright and journalist (Guardian, Moscow Times) managing editor at ROOM journal;
  • Zoe Marriage: SOAS programme convenor for MSc Violence, Conflict and Development Zoë also writes the Violence, Conflict & Development @ SOAS Blog, a convenor’s-eye view of the MSc Violence, Conflict and Development (VCD) programme.

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