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19:00 - 20:30 14 March 2017

Vision is Out There


Southwark Room | Tate Modern - Switch House
Bankside | London | SE1 9TG | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: 0
Ticketing: Ticketed

Come to Tate Modern and discuss pressing issues about art in these times of international upheaval.

How is the visionary art of Partou Zia relevant as inward migration and notions of what Islam might mean move up the political agenda? This wide-ranging discussion inspired by the Iranian-British poet-painter, brings together an expert panel on art in exile and the visionary. Zia was a graduate of The Slade School, UCL, and the panel is led by Dr Penny Florence (Emeritus Professor, also at The Slade).

With feminist art theorist and digital poet Dr Penny Florence, award-winning novelist, essayist and travel writer Joanna Kavenna, former Director of Tate St Ives and writer, Susan Daniel-McElroy; and Dr Annabelle Sreberny, media specialist and authority on Iranian culture. Foloowed by Q&A.

Co sponsored by Tate Modern and Notting Hill Books, who have recently published Zia's writing in the essay collection Alchemy (ed. Iain Sinclair).


Dr Penny Florence
+44 (0)7799 815521 | ucwapfl@ucl.ac.uk


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