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Travelling Gallery: Spring 2019 exhibition

14 Mar 2019, 11.00AM–5.00PM
Pathfoot Building Front Entrance

Travelling Gallery’s Spring 2019 exhibition will explore how artists and creative industries are responding to global migration now. With ongoing international conflicts and the continued displacement of human beings, we are questioning how we view, understand, and represent refugees. Can artists give a voice to those who don't have one?

 

Image in the Travelling Gallery

Image: Broomberg & Chanarin, The Bureaucracy of Angels, 2016.

The group show will include a wide range of creatives from different disciplines working in collaboration with International aid organisations and charities. These include American photojournalist Brendon Bannon who worked with the United Nations Refugee Agency and Syrian refugee children to allow them to document their own lives. Other work includes film, architecture and illustration.

Broomberg & Chanarin, The Bureaucracy of Angels, 2016.

Image: This is the border that separates me from my country. Even if there are many borders I will go back. Copyright - Khaled Mhareb, 18 Mar 2015

About Travelling Gallery

Travelling Gallery was established in 1978 and continues to bring contemporary art to communities throughout Scotland. Its dual focus is to create highly engaging exhibitions and to provide a unique platform for arts education. Curated with the Travelling Gallery's diverse audience in mind, the exhibitions display innovative artistic practices, representative of the international art scene. Travelling Gallery is a 'not for profit' organisation, regularly funded by Creative Scotland and supported by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Contact Travelling Gallery

Telephone: 0131 529 3930/3682

Email: travellinggallery@edinburgh.gov.uk

www.travellinggallery.com

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