CAN and Filmonik invite you to First Person, a screening of powerful and surprising digital portraits created by 16 artists over 5 days. The event will take place at The Wonder Inn, one of the most exciting new arts & events spaces to pop up in the centre of Manchester.
Stella Rambisai Chiweshe is known The Queen of Mbira Music from Zimbabwe. In this rare London gig as part of a short UK tour celebrating Refugee Week Stella will play and sing a range of her best loved songs.
Featuring over 40 artists working across visual art, film, photography, Live Art, performance and design, dis/placed considers the experiences of people who are ‘staying temporarily’, sometimes for generations, in stateless limbos, detention centres, refugee camps or urban settlements.
Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events and activities that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and promotes better understanding of why people seek sanctuary. Anyone can take part by organising, attending or taking part in activities.
The beautiful images of Sebastião Salgado, the Brazilian photographer and former refugee, so captured the imagination of acclaimed director Wim Wenders that he teamed up with Salgado’s son Juliano to tell the story of this global wanderer’s life in this award-winning documentary.