8 Oct 2023
Symposium: War, Conflict, and the City
8 Oct 2023
In the symposium we dive into the shared themes of war and conflict. In the presence of participating artists and partner institutions of Refresh Amsterdam #2, and contributing authors to the first edition of the Amsterdam Museum Journal, we will discuss the relationship between urban spaces and war and conflict.
We will touch upon questions such as: What is the influence of international situations of war and conflict on the city, and on cultural practices? And how do people with a migration background experience their surroundings and living situation?
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Date: Sunday 8 October 2023
Time: 3-5 pm (walk-in at 2:30 pm)
Prior to the symposium you can visit the exhibition Refresh Amsterdam #2: War & Conflict for free with your symposium confirmation attendance.
Location: Auditorium Amsterdam Museum (Amstel 51, 1018 DR Amsterdam)
Among the participating speakers are journalist and author Chris Keulemans, artist collective We Sell Reality, human rights activist and lawyer Sahar Shirzad, postdoctoral researcher Gian-Louis Hernandez, curator and artistic director at de Appel Lara Khaldi, PhD researcher and curator Hatem Hegab and multi-media designer Senka Milutinović.