Date(s) - Saturday, 15th July, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Conquest House Gallery
A major art event highlighting what it is like to live in crisis is being held in Canterbury.
As part of Kent Refugee Help’s (10th Anniversary), the charity will be hosting an exciting AGM and Art Exhibition on Saturday 15 July 2017.
The AGM, with a stimulating line up of speakers on ‘Young Refugees in Crisis’, will be held at St Paul’s, Church Street, Canterbury CT1 1NH at 11 am -2pm.
The mixed exhibition I Live Here, with a superb line up of artists from Kent, London and Syria, will be held at Conquest House Gallery with private view at 3-6pm. I live here explores universal themes of belonging, longing, placement and displacement. Paintings, prints and drawings by Kate Adams, Chris Bird and Henry Cockburn in support of Kent Refugee Help. Also featuring audio-visual artworks by emerging Syrian Artists living in Lebanon – Shahd Kheto- Mohammed Shurbaji- Hassan Akoul -Mahabba Gharzeddine – Mohamed Aljunde – Abdel Rahman Morad – in a showcase called ‘The Scene From the Bekaa’ supported by Seenaryo, Dictaphone and Women Now.
The proceeds of sales will be donated to Kent Refugee Help or Refugee children in Lebanon.
Private View: Saturday 15 July 2017, at 3pm – 6pm
Exhibition Dates: 15 – 29 July 2017
• AGM Church Street, Saint Paul’s, Canterbury CT1 1NH 15/07/ 2017 11-2pm
• I Live Here, Conquest House, 17 Palace St, Canterbury CT1 2DZ, 15/07/2017 3-6pm