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Decoding the Arts - Panel Discussion

  • The Field 385 Queen's Rd London, New Cross, SE14 5HD United Kingdom (map)

Decoding the Arts (Event format)

5-10 mins | Event intro:

 Intro to Speaking Statues

Guests intro & answer question 'Who would you like a statue of?'

10 mins | Topic intro and discussion:

 - Intro to Visual Culture & Sabrina discussing her work.

* What is Visual culture? How Art is a means to create historicism and stories. 

10 mins | Discussion:

 - Discussion of Work - Rayvenn

10 mins | Discussion:

 - Discussion of Work - Thais Muniz

5 min break

20 mins Q&A

15 min | coffee & tea break

15 mins | Group Activity: 

Perception Activity using images of Artists Work using audience.

5 min break:

 10 min:

Viewing: 'Statues also die' Les statues meurent aussi (1953)

Discussion of the exoticization, stereotypization and other colonial mindset issues.

PLEASE NOTE: This movie is on YouTube, it is in French but it has English subtitles.

10 mins: 

Closing comments/arguments

- Feedback on film & again 'Who would you like a statue of?' and 'Where would you like it situated?'

Earlier Event: October 16
BHM Exhibition
Later Event: October 23
Common Thread: The Talk