Conflicted Societies, Memory and the Visual Arts
Speaker(s): Miriam de Búrca, Ruth Goddard, Adela Jušic, Jonathan Watkins, Dr Gwendolyn Sasse
Chair: Professor James Hughes
Recorded on 29 April 2013 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.
Artists from Northern Ireland, South Africa and Bosnia will reflect upon the impact of violent conflict on their work. The event includes screenings of Dogs have no religion by Miriam de Búrca, and The Sniper by Adela Jušic, as well as images from Ruth Goddard’s work The/My persistent past/history.
Miriam de Búrca is a visual artist from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Ruth Goddard is a London-based artist from South Africa.
Adela Jušic is an artist from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Dr Gwendolyn Sasse is a professorial fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford and co-curator of the exhibition.
Jonathan Watkins is director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and curator of the 2013 Iraq Pavilion for the Venice Biennale.
This event is in association with the Alan Cristea Gallery. Miriam de Búrca, Ruth Goddard and Adela Jušic are three of the artists included in the exhibition Conflicted Memory being held at the Alan Cristea Gallery, 29 April – 1 June 2013, 31 Cork Street, London.