November 25, 2006

Athens...conference on "Borderlines"

'Borderlines', Forum European Cultural Exchanges, Athens. Saturday 25 November 2006.

On 25 November, Sophie took part in a panel discussion in Athens about 'Borderlines' organised by the Forum European Cultural Exchanges and the Hellenic American Union. Other speakers included Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss & Katherine Carl, Heath Bunting and Angela Melitopoulos.

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April 12, 2006

Art Under Construction: The Balkans in Context

Q. Whither The Balkans?
Q. Does A Specifically Balkan Art Exist?
Q. Is ‘Balkan’ A Global Capitalist Marketing Construct?
Q. Or Is It A Source Of Resistance?

Between May 25th and June 16th, 2006, these questions and others will be explored at a series of lectures and exhibitions to be held at City University.

Balkan identity is not just about Balkan identity. Like any figurations of identity, the images tell us as much about ourselves as others; as much about Europe and the West as about the Balkans; indeed it has been argued that the Balkans is 'more central than we ever imagined' (Fleming) to the fight against global injustice.

Maja Bajevic and Emanuel Licha, "Green Green Grass of Home", 2002

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