Friday, January 17, 2014
7pm in the Grimsby Public Library's Periodical Reading Room.
Contemporary Art in Afghanistan, 2001-2013: An Examination of Female Creative Agency in the Post-Taliban State
Originally from Thorold, Laura Skellert recently completed her B.A.Hons in Art History and is currently working on her B. Ed, both at Queen’s University in Kingston. In her lecture, Skellert will discuss the experience of Afghan women after 2001. Examining contemporary art, artists and several organizations, the lecture will explore how women have used and engaged with the visual arts to tell their stories of life in Afghanistan.