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October 2019

Marie-Louise von Motesiczky

7 October 2019 - 27 March 2020
Tate Britain, Millbank
London, London SW1P 4RG United Kingdom
Free

This free display covers the life and work of Marie-Louise von Motesiczky alongside other émigrés who escaped Nazi Europe for the relative safety of Britain.

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20:20 Stories of Moving Lineage

31 October 2019 - 14 February 2020
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
London, Wembley HA9 0FJ United Kingdom
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20:20 is a multimedia, touring arts and heritage project that casts a long lens over the personal memories of refugee families who arrived in the UK from 1999 onwards from Kosovo and other major global conflicts.

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20:20 Stories of Moving Lineage

31 October 2019 - 14 February 2020
Willesden Library, 95 High Road
London, Willesden NW10 2SF United Kingdom
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20:20 is a multimedia, touring arts and heritage project that casts a long lens over the personal memories of refugee families who arrived in the UK from 1999 onwards from Kosovo and other major global conflicts.

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January 2020

From Heartfield to Memes: Lessons from History

22 January 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Four Corners Gallery, 121 Roman Road
London, E2 0QN United Kingdom
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Free

Sabine Kriebel discusses the significance of John Heartfield's mass-circulation photomontages in today's era of the meme.

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Talk: Albert Reuss, Artist and Refugee

27 January 7:30 pm
Truro Cathedral, High Cross
Truro, Cornwall TR1 2TE United Kingdom
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£5

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on 27 January 1945, Susan Soyinka, Reuss’s biographer, will be in conversation with Revd John Halkes, who was a personal friend of the artist.

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Belonging and not Belonging

29 January 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RNCM, 124 Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9RD United Kingdom
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Free

To coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day 2020, Monica Bohm-Duchen, the initiator and Creative Director of the Insiders/Outsiders Festival, will reflect upon her experience of working on the project, and Norbert Meyn, a professional tenor and the initiator of Singing a Song in a Foreign Land will give a talk-cum-recital about his on-going research on émigré musicians and composers.

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February 2020

The Life of Herbert Bier through his Archive

7 February 12:00 pm
Wallace Collection, Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square
London, W1U 3BN
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Free

This will be a chance to view the archive material and hear a talk on the life of the art dealer Herbert Bier (1905-1981) in the Visitors’ Library at the Wallace Collection.

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Belonging and Not Belonging: An Art History Day School

8 February 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road
Bristol, BS8 1PX United Kingdom
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£30

Join Peter Wakelin, the curator of ‘Refuge and Renewal: Migration and British Art’ for an Art History Day School packed with fascinating stories of émigré artists and the impact of displacement. Peter will unpack some of the context in which this exhibition sits, and give an overview of this wide topic.

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A Stranger in a Strange Land

16 February
JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road
London, NW3 6ET United Kingdom
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£195

A two day workshop led by Harriett Goldenberg
The second part takes place on 23 February 2020

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Dissent and Displacement Public Seminar Series

16 February 12:00 pm - 27 April 1:30 pm
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, 53 New Walk
Leicester, Leicester LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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An exhibition in two parts: wall-mounted prints by Monica Petzal; and sculptures and works on paper by Margarete Klopfleisch

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March 2020

A Celebration of the Life and Work of Eva Ibbotson

1 March 3:30 pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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£9.50

To celebrate the reissuing of three of her adult novels - among them The Morning Gift and The Secret Countess - featuring Jewish heroines, and ahead of a forthcoming biography, her friends and colleagues Nicola Beauman, Amanda Craig and Marian Lloyd discuss her writing and her legacy.

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The Fashion Revolution: From Berlin to London

1 March 6:30 pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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£14.50

A panel discussion focussing on two new publications, with Daniel Snowman, Michael Gee, Uwe Westphal, author of Fashion Metropolis Berlin1836-1939: The Story of the Rise and Destruction of the Jewish Fashion Industry and Anna Nyburg, author of The Clothes on our Backs: How Refugees from Nazism Revitalised the British Fashion Trade.

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