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For many, the 2010s have been a lost decade. Tory austerity has created suffering for millions, as well a generation beset with financial insecurity and crisis. Yet our TV, film, music, art and literature have never looked so rich, or so posh. During a period of immense struggle, the experiences of the majority have been pushed to the margins of our collective culture by the legacy media and its satellite industries – making it hard, if not impossible, to challenge…
In September 2019, Peace activists from Peru and Colombia gathered in Ayacucho, Peru, to discuss the ways in which they had used art and creativity to tell stories about the history of conflict in their countries. A team from the University of Bristol facilitated these conversations, and the art that they produced. The evening will include the screening of the film made about the Peace Festival (in Spanish with English subtitles); an exhibition of the art produced by the participants, with guided tours of the exhibits by the team; and a round-table discussion and q-and-a featuring the team and special invited guests.