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Colourful graphic image of people representing minority groups

Intersectionality: Past, Present and Future

Intersectionality was originally coined to refer to double oppression and was adopted by the black feminist movement before becoming mainstream.  Today it has been repurposed to reflect the many diverse facets of our identities. Join us for a study of black feminism and the evolution of intersectionality. 

Naked black woman on a bed - artwork by Mickalene Thomas

A Brief History of Feminist Art

Feminist artists aimed to rewrite male-dominated art history and the tradition of seeing women as objects for male pleasure. Battle for gender equality and equal opportunities, led by the feminist art movement helped female artists gain grander recognition, in a male-dominated world of art. 

June 7, 2021June 7, 2021
Chinese women of three generations

The story of four generations – culture changes in China

Significant changes occurred in China over the past 40 years since it's opening up reform. How does that impact on the life and values of each generation? This lecture explores the similarities and differences of four generations in China and aims to provide an overall review of the challenges and opportunities each generation faces.

Magic Mountains - art by Ugo Rondinone, colorful stone sculptures in Nevada desert

Environmental Art: Can Art Save the Planet?

The world has a lot of environmental challenges. Pollution, waste, overconsumption, climate change are just some of the problems affecting our planet and urging people to rethink their lifestyle and artists to rethink their art. As a result, more and more artists are creating environmental art that raises awareness and offers answers to some of the environmental issues we are facing today.

May 26, 2021May 26, 2021
Generation Z - a surreal portrait of a boy surrounded social media and internet symbols

Worlds Apart: A Generation Divided

In this talk we investigate through a materialist lens the shifting approaches to culture, humour and politics as a generation raised on the internet and subjected to constant streams of information comes of age. 

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