Artistic encounters
in war and violent conflict
Artistic
encounters
in war and
violent conflict

What inspires and motivates those engaged in creative practice? How do artistic expressions inspire and move others to action for social justice during and after war? How do artists, art and activism intersect in and after wars in Sudan, Myanmar and amongst exiled artists around the world?

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Marisa Cornejo

Visual Artist
Chile / France / Switzerland

Marisa Cornejo is an artist who circulates between Chile, France and Switzerland, producing work that centres around drawing her dreams to give voice to and interrogate her body as an archive of the history of forced migration.

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Marisa Cornejo

Visual Artist
Chile / France / Switzerland

Marisa Cornejo is an artist who circulates between Chile, France and Switzerland, producing work that centres around drawing her dreams to give voice to and interrogate her body as an archive of the history of forced migration.

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Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen

Visual Artist
Ethiopia / Norway

Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen is a multidisciplinary visual artist based in Oslo, Norway. His research-based art works often take form as moving images, paintings, and site-specific art installations. Representation is a central theme that underpins all of his works.

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Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen

Visual Artist
Ethiopia / Norway

Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen is a multidisciplinary visual artist based in Oslo, Norway. His research-based art works often take form as moving images, paintings, and site-specific art installations. Representation is a central theme that underpins all of his works.

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Stella Gaitano

Writer
Germany / Sudan

Stella Gaitano is a well-known writer on the Sudanese Arabic literary. Her writing explores themes of departure, motherhood, loss, and grief in the context of war in South Sudan.

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Stella Gaitano

Writer
Germany / Sudan

Stella Gaitano is a well-known writer on the Sudanese Arabic literary. Her writing explores themes of departure, motherhood, loss, and grief in the context of war in South Sudan.

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