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Thank you to everyone who joined us last Tuesday for Amara Thornton’s talk on Maeve Brennan’s The Drift. Thanks also to those who joined us on Saturday for a screening of recent moving image works by Maeve Brennan. Images are from Amara Thornton’s talk, shot by Maria Eisl.

Please join us on Friday 5 May at 7pm for a conversation between Maeve Brennan, Dr Paul Newson, Department of History and Archaeology, American University of Beirut, and Laura Jones, Culture in Crisis programme, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). Together they will discuss the destruction of cultural heritage in conflict zones, the value of preservation, and illicit trade. This event is organised in conjunction with the V&A’s Culture in Crisis programme, and moderated by Salma Tuqan, Contemporary Middle East Curator, V&A. Please note that this event will take place offsite, in the Clore Studio at the V&A. This event is free to attend but booking is recommended. To reserve a place please visit our Eventbrite page.

Chisenhale programme alumni with shows opening this week include Nick Relph at Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn; Peter Wächtler at M – HKA, Antwerp; Cornelia Parker at Frith Street, London; and Jordan Wolfson at Sadie Coles, London. This is also the opening week of Chisenhale programme alumna Céline Condorelli’s new exhibition at P! in New York.  To read about the artists’ Chisenhale Gallery commissions and to find out more about our historic programme, please visit our Archive.

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