Journeys of Love Through the Arts

Reflect upon the universal topic of love as explored through the various mediums of the arts and uniquely presented by each of our guest speakers. From Rumi, Hafiz and Shakespeare to Indigenous contemporary performance; we invite you to join in this wondrous journey. Presentations followed by a facilitated panel discussion and Q&A.

Guest speakers: Salma Arastu (international contemporary artist) Deborah Cheetham (Renowned Yorta Yorta – Indigenous soprano and composer) Clare Williamson (co curator Love and Devotion: from Persia and beyond – Statel Library of Victoria) and Alia Gabres (Melbourne based spoken word poet and co Director of the Centre for Poetics and Justice)
Moderator: Susan Carland

Where: Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room
Level 1, Sidney Myer Asia Centre
University of Melbourne, Parkville

When: Saturday April 21

11am – 2pm
Doors open 10.30am

Free entry- bookings required- refreshments provided

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