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Lucy Orta, Speaking At The Launch Of 2019 UAL Research Fortnight At London College Of Fashion Photo: Gorm Ashurst

2019 UAL Fortnight Research Lecture

DISPLACEMENT advisory team member and Envoy of the Platform on Disaster Displacement, Prof. Walter Kaelin presented the Fortnight Research Lecture at the University of the Arts London (UAL), “Disaster Displacement: Linking Art and Politics.” His presentation reflected how the Platform…

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2018 Global Forum on Migration and Development

The Government of Morocco invited DISPLACEMENT to curate an exhibition as part of the 11th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit and Civil Society Days in Marrakesh, Morocco. DISPLACEMENT closely collaborated with the Platform on Disaster Displacement to…

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Atlantic Pacific Lifeboat At Geneva 2019 Photo: Görm Ashurst

2018 WUD Sulesia

Kate Sedwell, DISPLACEMENT creative advisor and artist liaison, gave the keynote lecture at WUD Silesia in Katowice, Poland. She presented DISPLACEMENT’s objective to bring art within intergovernmental conferences in an effort to use creative approaches to engage policymakers about displacement…

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2018 UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs

Lars Jan’s Holoscenes was screened as part of the side-event “Rights and Resilience: Protecting people displaced in the context of climate change and disaster” during the UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs, which brings together some 300 non-governmental organizations from around…

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Nansen Initiative Global Consultation

DISPLACEMENT developed the cultural programme for the 2015 Nansen Initiative Global Consultation, which included an exhibition Lucy + Jorge Orta’s Antarctic Village- No Borders and Antarctica World Passport Bureau for government delegates and the public, and multiple artistic interventions at…

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Disaster Displacement, Art and Policymaking Panel Discussion

Public panel discussions between artists, researchers and policymakers discussed the topics of disasters and displacement, and the role artistic contributions can make in policy processes. Panel participants: Robin Bronen, Bruce Burson, Hannah Entwisle Chapuisat, Dina Ionesco, Robin Jenkins, Walter Kaelin,…

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