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Internal Worlds, External Relations

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LSE Arts Public Exhibition

Dates: 16 June - 11 July 2014
Time: 10am-8pm, Mon-Fri [NB de-installation will begin at 4pm on 11 July]
Venue: Atrium Gallery

“Internal Worlds-External Relations” is a travelling exhibition of paintings by Lida Sherafatmand.  As part of this exhibition, there will be a public lecture on 16 June, check here for details.  

Update 29 September 2016: Following Lida's exhibition and lecture, further information can be found here: Florescencism responding to today27s international relations -Lida Sherafatmand-2016

The paintings explore the different internal life states of us humans, which have been expressed through the symbolism and movements of flowers. The exhibition is meant to stimulate a journey for the viewer into the infinite aspects of the human spirit.

The artist delivers a public talk of her academic quality research, whereby she makes a link between these internal worlds and the external relations between people on the international scene, by making use of cultural, peace and conflict theories in international relations. 

One the main academicians whose theory Lida has used in these paintings and the research paper, is Richard Ned Lebow's cultural theory in international relations. Other academicians and philosophers' works she has used include: T’ien T’ai, Jurgen Habermas, John Burton and Herbert Kelman, Fischer, Ury, Glenn Paige, Nicholas Roerich; Louis Kriesberg, Gray Cox, Olivier Urbain, Elise Boulding, John Paul Lederach, Anatol Rapaport, and Martha Nussbaum.

Generously supported by Roerich Family Museum and Institute, Leontievsky Mys, Global Harmony Association, Eastern Art Report, Express Trailers, Ede Books, Actionwork, JCI Bulgaria, Tshcann Organisation, Mark Anastasi Web Design, Christian Sant Fournier Photography, Elizir Health and Beauty Salon, Helena Fone and Cool Running.

This exhibition is open to all, no ticket required. Visitors are welcome during weekdays (Monday - Friday) between 10am and 8pm (excluding bank holidays, when the school is closed, at Christmas and Easter, or unless otherwise stated on the web listing). For further information email arts@lse.ac.uk or phone on 020 7107 5342. 

Just economics and politics? Think again.  While LSE does not teach arts or music, there is a vibrant cultural side to the School - from weekly free music concerts in the Shaw Library, and an LSE orchestra and choir with their own professional conductors, various film, art and photographic student societies, the annual LSE photo prize competition, the LSE Literary Festival and artist-in-residence projects. For more information please view the  LSE Arts website. 

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