Panel Discussion: Art, Science and the Politics of Compassion, Tampere, Sunday 11 June


First Steps On Planet Earth (Marja-Liisa Torniainen)

 

Welcome to attend a panel discussion, which will focus on the role of art and research in the politics of compassion!

The panel discussion forms part of Marja-Liisa Torniainen’s exhibition “No Man is an Island — We Are Interconnected” (Photographic Centre Nykyaika, 3 June-3 July). The exhibition has been realized in cooperation with the research project “Spaces of Justice Across the East-West Divide” (University of Tampere) and funded by the Kone Foundation.

Time: Sunday 11 June, 12:30-14:30
Venue: Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Kauppakatu 14, Tampere

12.30 Short presentation of the exhibition

13.00-14.30 Panel discussion:
Art, Science and the Politics of Compassion

Participants: researcher Anna-Kaisa Kuusisto-Arponen (University of Tampere), deputy director Tommi Helevirta (Tampere Reception Centre),  Asmahan Kazem and Ali Ghazi Al-Saaidi (Tampere Reception Centre),  Noora Tapio (Tampere City Council), Raman Hussain (member,Tampere Artists’ Association)
Moderators: artists Anne Lehtelä and Marja-Liisa Torniainen (in Finnish and in English)

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