Wednesday 17 June 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writers around the globe are uniting this Refugee Week to imagine a brave new world in a new digital collaboration: the Imagine Anthology.
Join us for a Q&A with authors featured in the Imagine Anthology including Dina Nayeri, Vesna Maric and Tim Finch. Chaired by Erica Wagner.
About the Imagine Anthology
The Anthology, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts, features a compilation of non-fiction, flash fiction, poetry and essays written by writers such as Mohsin Hamid, Edmund de Waal, Dina Nayeri, Rupi Kaur, Vesna Maric and Tim Finch.
Together, they conjure up progressive visions of a brave new world where both the biggest and smallest of things could be life-changing. Authors have been asked to explore one thing they would most like to change about our future, to consider making the invisible visible. Themes address big global issues like open borders, hunger, power and shame, as well as reflecting on how everyday things such as taekwondo, beekeeping or a front door key can be life-changing.
At a time where the world is contending with uncertainty and unrest around major global issues of Covid-19, racism, the climate crisis and ongoing conflict, the message of this collection could not be more timely. There has never been a better time to challenge the status quo, and artists have always been the first to do so.
The Imagine Anthology is a publishing collaboration between Counterpoints Arts and Visual Editions. Introduction by Erica Wagner, Edited by Jessica Jackson. Designed by Nina Jua Klein Studio
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