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Counterpoints Arts

Saturday 19 June 2021

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm




Birkbeck, University of London






Conference/seminar/lecture, Film

Compass Film_film still - film & copyright by Anna Konik camera Józefina Gocman Dicks (cropped)

Seven people from six different countries are building new lives in the UK, and have a lot to say about the situations they've left, about their experiences of the asylum system, and about British life and politics as they observe it. They also have things to say about the transformative impact of university on their lives, and of their transformative impact on the university.

Join us to hear from them, to view the premiere of a short film about their university experience, and to hear more about the forthcoming major art documentary in which they feature, Silence Heard Loud.

The event also marks the launch of a beautiful and powerful book to accompany the film.

The visual artist and director of the film, Anna Konik, will speak about the creative process, and will be joined by staff from Birkbeck's award-winning Compass Project.

Film & copyright by Anna Konik /camera Józefina Gocman Dicks