“Art and forced displacement” conference on June 28, 2023
On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the MIR co-organizes with Switzerland for UNHCR an event as part of the exhibition “Explosions”: Art and Forced Displacement.
This evening will bring together various speakers on the theme of art as a vector of awareness, reparation and inclusion in the context of forced displacement. Exceptionally, the guided tour of Déflagrations will be commented by curator Zérane Girardeau.
Cristina Davies , Executive Director Switzerland for UNHCR
Mariana Paquin, director of the documentary “ Joie de Vivre ”
Alvaro Cosi , Communications Manager Switzerland for UNHCR
Zérane S. Girardeau , Curator of the “Deflagrations” exhibition
- Visit of “Explosions” at 5:00 p.m.
- Discussion between Cristina Davies and Mariana Paquin at 6:00 p.m.
- Presentation by Alvaro Cosi on the theme of inclusiveness
and the participatory project “Inside Out” by artist JR.
- Guided tours by the exhibition curator,Zérane Girardeau
Drawing credit: detail of the drawing of a Central African boy, 15, Gon refugee camp in southern Chad, “Remembrance of the war”, February 6, 2020. ©UNHCR Chad/Deflagrations