16th Sep 2015 6:00pm
P21 Gallery, 21 Chalton St, London, NW1 1JD
Artists and lecturers Dora Carpenter-Latiri and Leslie Hakim-Dowek will sit in conversation with artist Armenoui Kasparian Saraidari, to explore their photography, their use of family albums, and their relationships with the conflicted home cities they have left behind. This event will precede Nouritza Mattosian’s presentation of her filmHrant Dink: Heart of Two Nations at 7pm.
Leslie Hakim-Dowek was born in Beirut and immigrated to Britain at the beginning of the Lebanese Civil war. Her work is lens-based and sometimes combined with text and oral history methods. Hakim-Dowek is a senior lecturer at the University of Portsmouth and a member of Ottoman Cosmopolitanism research group.
Dr Dora Carpenter-Latiri was born in Tunisia and has lived and studied in Paris. A photographer and researcher, her publications deal with North Africa and with the interface between the Arab world and the West. Carpenter-Latiri is a lecturer at the University of Brighton and a member of the Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories, and of the Understanding Conflict Research Cluster.
Dora Carpenter-Latiri, Living Room After My Mother Died
Leslie Hakim-Dowek, from The City That Exploded Slowly