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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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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Chuu Wai Nyein

Visual Artist
Myanmar

Chuu Wai Nyein is a free-spirited and committed artist whose work often centers around the role of women in Burma. Her artistic practice includes painting and performance art.

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Chuu Wai Nyein

Visual Artist
Myanmar

Chuu Wai Nyein is a free-spirited and committed artist whose work often centers around the role of women in Burma. Her artistic practice includes painting and performance art.

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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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