Art and Migration series: talk by Dr Agnes Woolley

Tuesday 6 October, 7:30pm

Rivington Place

London, UK

Free event, booking essential

Join us for the inaugural talk in a three-part series exploring creative practices and migration. Dr Agnes Woolley is the author of Representing Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, and will introduce approaches, discuss challenges and pose questions surrounding the creation of work with and on refugee and migrant experiences.

This event is organised by the Art Activism Network, which was born out of Autograph ABP and Will Essilfie's series of Art Activism Summer Schools in Summer 2015. The Art Activism Network meets monthly at Autograph ABP to share skills and provide feedback to group members; as well as produce a programme of public talks/ workshops to enhance learning in the field.

Speaker biography:
Agnes Woolley is Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research interests are in postcolonial literature, theatre and film, with a focus on concepts of migration and diaspora. She is the author of Contemporary Asylum Narratives: Representing Refugees in the Twenty-First Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and has published extensively on asylum, climate change and contemporary literature. She is also Chair of a London drop-in centre for asylum seekers and refugees and a regular contributor to openDemocracy, reporting on migration issues.


This event is free, however booking is essential. Reserve your ticket on this webpage, Eventbrite, or by phoning 020 7749 1240

Additional Info

Rivington Place

P: 0207 749 1240

Rivington Place is fully accessible. Diabled bays are available, please phone in advance to reserve.