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All We Cant See: Illustrating the Nauru Files discussion

All We Cant See: Illustrating the Nauru Files discussion
 3 Feb, 2018 - 3 Feb, 2018
 Sat 2:30pm - Sat 4:00pm
 57-59 Macleay St
  Potts Point, NSW
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Please join us for a discussion about the Nauru Files and Australia's offshore detention policies at Yellow House Gallery on Saturday February 3, 2.30pm–4pm as part of the All We Can't See: Illustrating the Nauru Files exhibition


Panel

Moderator: Elaine Pearson, Human Rights Watch Australia Director

Mohammad Ali Baqiri, Refugee and Advocate formerly detained on Nauru

Paul Farrell, Journalist, BuzzFeed

Angus McDonald, Artist


Exhibition includes work by over 30 leading Australian & international artists:

Abdul Abdullah | Abbas Alaboudi | Angela Brennan | Penny Byrne | Paul Davies | Dinosaur Designs | Belinda Fox | Adrienne Gaha | Peter Gardiner | Mark Gerada | Sam Harrison | Pia Johnson | Laura Jones | Locust Jones | Janet Laurence | Tim Maguire | Angus Mcdonald | Abdullah M I Sayed | Tomislav Nikolic | Louis Pratt | Jamie Priesz | Marisa Purcell | Ben Quilty | Mark Rodda | Caroline Rothwell | Alex Seton | Luke Storrier | Megan Seres | Aida Tomescu | Judith Wright | Mark Whalen | Joshua Yeldham


Wine and nibbles available


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In August 2016 The Guardian published The Nauru Files, leaked incident reports written by staff in Australia’s detention centre on Nauru between 2013 and 2015. These files detail 2,116 individual cases of assault, sexual abuse, self-harm, child abuse and abhorrent living conditions endured by asylum seekers and refugees in the care of the Australian Government. Despite the harrowing nature of the files, the centre remains and the abuse is ongoing. In the absence of media access to the island, our objective is to illustrate these stories through creative expression, using art to shed light on all we can’t see. www.allwecantsee.com

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