‘Truth Tellers: traumatic truth-making as art and politics’

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So thrilled this 9-month in the making project is about to come to fruition in an exhibition running from April 25th to May 30th. Truth Tellers explores how sense was made of the collective trauma of the 2017 Manchester Arena attacks by developing new Art-IR analytical methods that combine creative practices and international relations methods to recover and explore the aesthetic codes of trauma, community and identity.

For more information about the project you can visit here: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/warstudies/research/groups/arts/truthtellers/index

‘A Crack of Light: Poems of commemoration, reconstruction and reconciliation from the Post-War series’ poets-in-residence.’

Image result for A crack of light poemsFor the past nine months or so I’ve been a poet-in-residence of the seminar series ‘Post-war: Commemoration, Reconstruction and Reconciliation’. It’s been an incredible experience embedded in the colonial archives at The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford and you can hear a selection of the poem I’ve written here.