Norwich University of the Arts Alumni curate international exhibition In association with the New York Times
Presented at the tenth anniversary of the Athens Democracy Forum, HOME explored pressing themes of war, exile, displacement, be(longing), migration, and identity, presenting a world under many strains. Each artist’s response called for urgency in securing sustainable geopolitical stability, highlighting the vital role creatives play in the direction and innovation of this resolve.
“Let art be the universal language that conveys the lived realities underpinning the need for such a forum.”
HOME, Athens Democracy Forum exhibition
Curated by Alumni Androulla Michael, artist and curator Minnie Weisz and curatorial assistant and BA (Hons) Architecture graduate Sean Hendley, the exhibition featured artists from across the globe, including BA (Hons) Architecture Lecturer Dr Iulian Gavril and was run in partnership with The New York Times.
Running from the 28th – 29th of September, the forum was attended by delegates from worldwide, including the European Commission President, Ursula von Der Leyen; the 8th Secretary General of the UN, Ban ki Moon; and Her Excellency the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou.