Join the online panel discussion between artist Miream Salameh and guest speakers Nur Shkembi and Dr Safdar Ahmed exploring themes of loss, memory, identity and creative responses to trauma and conflict from a variety of perspectives.
Miream Salameh is a Syrian-Australian artist whose experience as a political refugee directly informs her multidisciplinary arts practice.
Nur Shkembi is a Melbourne based curator, writer and scholar who was part of the core team which established the Islamic Museum of Australia. She served as the museum’s inaugural Art Director, Exhibitions Manager and foundation Curator.
Dr Safdar Ahmed is a Sydney-based artist, musician and academic. He is a founding member of the Refugee Art Project, for which he conducts art workshops with refugees and asylum seekers in detention.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/panel-discussion-the-colour-of-absence-an-exhibition-by-miream-salameh-tickets-116376728929 Attendees will receive a link to join the event before September 2.
Proudly co-presented by Hume City Council and Multicultural Arts Victoria.