No Direction Home: Music In Detention Long Table Discussion

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Thu 1 Nov at 7:30pm

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Featured in No Direction Home: a festival exploring displacement, migration and refuge  Browse the full line-up here

Presented by Music in Detention & Lois Weaver

Music in Detention, CPT and artist Lois Weaver are hosting a Long Table. This is a special public event which will bring together people from arts, migration and social justice backgrounds to trigger discussion about (forced) migration, the UK’s responses and the role of the arts in developing strategies around radical hospitality and creating platforms for important voices and experts by experience.

What is a Long Table discussion? Conceived by artist Lois Weaver…the Long Table is an experimental open public forum that is a hybrid performance-installation-roundtable-discussion-party designed to facilitate dialogue through the gathering together of people with common interests. MIGHTY LAOUS will be DJing tracks recorded in detention. Click here to find out more.

About the companies

Music in Detention works with artists and immigration detainees in the UK’s Immigration Removal Centres, to co-create and record music tracks which are then broadcast to the world.

Lois Weaver is an artist, a scholar and a Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Fellow. She experiments with performance as a means of public engagement, creating spaces that are hospitable and open, where alternatives can be modeled and critical questions staged. What do we share and what do we owe each other? How are ‘we’ counted and who is included? Her most recent show, Unexploded Ordnances, made with artist and collaborator Peggy Shaw, is currently touring internationally following a sell out run at the Barbican in London. |


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