Panel discussion - The art of sharing stories

Sat 19 March 2022
11:00 am 12:30 pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
03/19/2022 11:00am 03/19/2022 12:30pm Panel discussion - The art of sharing stories How is art used to tell stories? How do artists decide whose story to tell, and why are they the ones to tell it? Join this panel of artists as they explore these questions in the context of their art practice and their lived experience.  Hear directly from artists featured in ‘Between Worlds’, a community exhibition at Town Hall Gallery exploring the migrant experience in Australia. Moderated by exhibiting artist Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos, this interactive discussion will deconstruct the relationship between culture, identity, storytelling and each artist’s process of creating art. This is a free event however bookings are essential.  About the exhibition 'Between Worlds' explores the migrant experience in Australia. Through four distinct bodies of work, the artists examine language, expectations, overlooked stories and family archives to illuminate the fears and struggles that come with forming a new home. Deconstructing themes of belonging, identity and bias through photography, painting, collage and mixed media, 'Between Worlds' offers a window into the complex myriad of experiences held by migrants in the Boroondara community and beyond. This exhibition is proudly hosted by Boroondara Arts to coincide with and celebrate Harmony Week. Featuring: Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos, Yask Desai, Heather Felix, Andres Murcia, Susie Raz and Simone Schroeder. Accessibility We can provide Auslan-interpretation at this event. Please make a note at the time of booking, or contact us via email at [email protected] For more accessibility services including language interpreters, Contact us. Image credit: Yask Desai, ‘'Abdool Qadoos, Khaliq Dad and Mahroof Hussain Rashid, Rotherham, UK’, 2019, digital print, 90 x 120 cm, image courtesy of the artist. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

How is art used to tell stories? How do artists decide whose story to tell, and why are they the ones to tell it? Join this panel of artists as they explore these questions in the context of their art practice and their lived experience. 

Hear directly from artists featured in ‘Between Worlds’, a community exhibition at Town Hall Gallery exploring the migrant experience in Australia. Moderated by exhibiting artist Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos, this interactive discussion will deconstruct the relationship between culture, identity, storytelling and each artist’s process of creating art.

This is a free event however bookings are essential. 

About the exhibition

'Between Worlds' explores the migrant experience in Australia. Through four distinct bodies of work, the artists examine language, expectations, overlooked stories and family archives to illuminate the fears and struggles that come with forming a new home.

Deconstructing themes of belonging, identity and bias through photography, painting, collage and mixed media, 'Between Worlds' offers a window into the complex myriad of experiences held by migrants in the Boroondara community and beyond. This exhibition is proudly hosted by Boroondara Arts to coincide with and celebrate Harmony Week.

Featuring: Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos, Yask Desai, Heather Felix, Andres Murcia, Susie Raz and Simone Schroeder.

Accessibility

We can provide Auslan-interpretation at this event. Please make a note at the time of booking, or contact us via email at [email protected]

For more accessibility services including language interpreters, Contact us.

Image credit: Yask Desai, ‘'Abdool Qadoos, Khaliq Dad and Mahroof Hussain Rashid, Rotherham, UK’, 2019, digital print, 90 x 120 cm, image courtesy of the artist.
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