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Imagining An(O)ther World: Women's Narratives, Internationalism, and resistance in the artwork/Arrival

Imagining An(O)ther World: Women's Narratives, Internationalism, and resistance in the artwork/Arrival
JHB 100a
Time: Oct 20th, 4:00 pm End: Sep 20th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women/Gender, Women & Gender Studies (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Caribbean, Art (FAS), Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 2000-
Public Lecture by Roshini Kempadoo

CARIBBEAN STUDIES AND DIASPORA AND TRANSNATIONAL STUDIES INVITES YOU TO

A PUBLIC LECTURE WITH ROSHINI KEMPADOO
Photographer, Media Artist, and Lecturer

Imagining An(O)ther world: Women’s narratives, internationalism and resistance in the artwork /Arrival /(2010)

DATE: October 20th

TIME: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100A (170 St. George Street, Corner of St. George and Bloor)

Refreshments provided

Roshini Kempadoo is a London based Photographer, Media Artist, and Reader in Media Practice at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of East London. Her research and artwork re-interprets and re-imagines contemporary and historical experiences of the everyday. She explores the link between British and Caribbean culture through the use of photographs, digital media, and networked environments.

Recent exhibitions include: /Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas /(2009) 7th/ /Encuentro, Museo de Artes, National University of Colombia, Bogotá; /Liminal: A question of position/ (2009) Rivington Place, London; /Art & Emancipation In Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario And His Worlds/, (2007) Yale Center for British Art, USA; and the retrospective exhibition /Roshini Kempadoo work:/ /1990 – 2004/, (2004) Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery, London. Recent publications include: ‘Interpolating screen bytes: Critical commentary in multimedia artworks.’ 2010/ Journal of Media Practice,/11(1); and ‘Back Routes: historical articulation in multimedia production,’ in Alan Grossman and Áine O'Brien (eds.) 2007 /Projecting Migration: Transcultural Documentary Practice/.

Roshini is currently researching decolonisation and resistance in Trinidad and Mauritius for a photographic and multimedia artwork /Domino Effects /(2010); contemporary economic migration to Southern Europe from North Africa for the multi-screen artwork /Arrival/ (2010); and writing a book chapter for Helen Thornham and Elke Weissmann (eds.) 2012 /Renewing Feminism: Stories, Fantasies and Futures/. Roshini has degrees in Visual Communications, Photographic Studies and was awarded her PhD from Goldsmiths College, University of London, 2008.

Web References:

 

http://www.roshinikempadoo.com

http://www.autograph-abp.co.uk/autograph_content.html

http://www.uel.ac.uk/hss/staff/roshini_kempadoo/index.htm

http://www.creativecaribbeannetwork.com/person/2932/en


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