Lighting Matches in the Wind: What is the impact and influence of art in to...

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St. Paul's Cathedral

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Join our panel for a discussion on the role and effect of art in society. Can the visual arts be a force for social justice? The talk will coincide with the display of Kate Daudy's large scale piece 'Am I my Brother's Keeper?' in the cathedral.

The Wren Suite, St Paul's Cathedral Crypt: 13:00-14:00 Friday 14th June

Attendance is free but places are limited and must be booked in advance

The panel:

The Reverend Canon James Milne
James was ordained in 1998, served as Assistant Curate of St Mary Magdalene, Rector of St Margaret’s Church, Lochee and a Chaplain for NHS Tayside. He is the Canon Precentor at St Paul's Cathedral .

Laura Padoan
Laura works as an External Relations Officer for UNHCR, where she has worked since 2008. Her work has taken her to Ethiopia, Jordan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Tom Green

Tom from Counterpoints Arts has managed it's Platforma project since 2011. Bringing together groups and artists/performers of any background or political status (e.g. refugees and non-refugees), whose work examines the varied experiences of refugees both before and after they arrived and settled in their host country.

Claire Hajaj

An author and peace negotiator of both Jewish and Palestinian heritage, Claire has lived on four continents and worked for the United Nations in war zones from Burma to Baghdad. A former journalist for the BBC World Service, Claire’s writing has also appeared in Time Out London and Literary Review.

Itab Azzam
A award winning writer and documentary maker whose work includes EXODUS: OUR JOURNEY TO EUROPE, a three part series following refugees on perilous journeys to Europe.


Wheelchair access to the crypt is via a lift in the South Churchyard.

Tube: St Paul's or Mansion House

Rail: City Thameslink or Blackfriars

Bus 242,25,4,11

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