Current and Upcoming

Karl Ingar Røys: Burmese Days

The premiere of Norwegian artist Karl Ingar Røys’s latest work Burmese Days which looks at cultural production in Yangon – Burma’s former capital – and how it has managed to co-exist within the political regime.


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Artist Talk | Cultural Activism/Cultural Diplomacy

Join artists Karl Ingar Røys and San Zaw Htway for a discussion around the role of artistic activism in transitional societies. Taking Karl Ingar Røys’s current exhibition Burmese Days as a starting point, the speakers will look at cultural production in Burma before and after the military regime, and will discuss the role of art within societies currently undergoing political upheaval: How can art engage and stimulate civil society? How can an artist maintain freedom of expression within an oppressive political situation?    

Free, but booking is recommended.

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Workshop | How to apply for arts funding

Matt Roberts has dedicated himself to helping emerging artists navigate the artworld. This ‘How to’ guide will give valuable insights into making arts funding applications, covering  Arts Council England: Grants for the Arts, The Artists International Development Fund, and link to several smaller complimentary funds. There will be the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

Free entry, but booking is essential 

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Film Screening | Djazaïr

Djazaïr is a programme of video works by artists who have an intimate relationship with Algeria. It is curated by Ali MacGilp and Yasmina Reggad as part of aria (artist residency in algiers)’s programme of exhibitions. The participating artists present us with lost and disputed histories that overlap with personal stories, and probe the singularity of the ‘Algerian’ experience in relation to both Africa and Europe.


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