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January 2020

Child Survivors’ Drawings of the Genocide in Darfur

20 January - 1 April
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Free

This exhibition features drawings by child survivors of the genocide and ethnic cleansing perpetrated by Sudanese government forces and the Janjaweed militia against non-Arab Darfuri people since 2003.

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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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George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain

31 January - 10 May
The House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, Kings Cross
London, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Spanning George Him’s long and versatile career as both an independent designer and as one half of the prolific Lewitt-Him partnership (1933-1954), the exhibition will include iconic wartime propaganda posters for the Ministries of Food and Information, corporate branding for El Al airlines and adverts for clients like Schweppes, Technicolor, the Post Office and The Times.

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February 2020

Dissent and Displacement: A Modern Story – Monica Petzal and Margarete Klopfleisch

8 February - 19 April
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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Dissent and Displacement Public Seminar Series

16 February 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, 53 New Walk
Leicester, Leicester LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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Lived and Imagined Histories : Some Thoughts on the Work of First and Second Generation (Jewish) Visual Artists

Monica Bohm-Duchen, initiator and Creative Director of the Insiders/Outsiders Festival, presents the series’ opening seminar, in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester.

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*Postponed* Another Eye: Women Refugee Photographers in Britain after 1933

27 February - 2 May
Four Corners Gallery, 121 Roman Road
London, E2 0QN United Kingdom
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This Women's History Month, we celebrate some remarkable women who escaped Nazi persecution and helped to transform Britain’s photography scene.

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Naum Gabo

28 February - 3 May
Tate St.Ives, Porthmeor Beach
St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG United Kingdom
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Tate St Ives presents this major exhibition of one of the pioneers of constructivism, Naum Gabo.

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March 2020

Between Two Worlds

3 March - 10 June
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road
Buxton, SK17 6DA United Kingdom
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Between Two Worlds explores the art created during this tumultuous period featuring work by John Minton, Fred Uhlman, Josef Herman and Ben Enwonwu. It draws exhibits from Derbyshire County Council’s collection, such as the bequest of Arto Funduklian, the son of Armenian émigrés, including work by Marc Chagall, Duncan Grant and Wyndham Lewis.

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Festival of Belonging

7 March - 14 March
Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square
Manchester, M2 5PD United Kingdom
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From March 7-14th – featuring one-off events and nights of comedy, theatre, storytelling, films and visual arts to examine how we assimilate in new places, explore what makes us feel that we belong and question what happens when we do not.

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Only the Violins Remain: Alma and Arnold Rosé

9 March - 30 May
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Rd
London, NW1 5HT United Kingdom
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Free

The story of a father and daughter – icons of Austrian musical life – whose careers were cut short by the Nazis. Arnold fled to London but Alma was imprisoned in Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she led the Women’s Orchestra and saved the lives of many women prisoners, before perishing in the camp.

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Refuge and Renewal: Migration and British Art

14 March - 6 June
MOMA Machynlleth, Heol Penrallt
Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8AJ United Kingdom
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Free

This exhibition looks at how artist refugees in the last hundred years have been received and influenced British art

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Leave to Land: The Kitchener Camp Rescue, 1939

26 March - 6 May
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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The Kitchener Camp has been largely forgotten today, but in 1939 this derelict army base on the Kent coast became the scene of an extraordinary rescue in which 4,000 men were saved from the Holocaust.

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