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Dash Arts presents
DASH CAFÉ: Clouded Lands and a New Cold War?
Wednesday 26 April
In a nutshell
Gastro-performance, live music and conversation with artists, authors and journalists exploring the nuclear and political fallout from Chernobyl 31 years on.
Our April Dash Café takes place within Food of War’s Clouded Lands exhibition at Rich Mix, a show of photography, installation, painting, gastro-performance, sculpture and filming that explores the impact of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe, precisely 31 years on.
As part of our Clouded Lands Cafe, we’ll sample the gastro-performance and discuss the work and wider issues with several of the participating artists from Food of War including Zinaida Lihacheva, Hernan Barros and Omar Castaneda inspired by Noble prize winner Svetlana Alexeivich's Chernobyl Prayer, plus BBC journalist Lucy Ash and Foreign Editor of The Sunday Times Peter Conradi author of the very newly published Who Lost Russia? How the World Entered a New Cold War. Additionally there'll be hauntingly beautiful live music from Ukrainian songstress Iryna Muha.
What to Expect
Lively conversation. Live music. Visual Art. Gastro performance
Since May 2010, Dash Arts have hosted monthly free Dash Cafés featuring live music, film, performance, readings and discussion at venues across London. Dash Cafés are intimate and informal: a chance to encounter new ideas, surprising perspectives and unusual artists who shed new light on the regions in which we work.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
'Work of profound worldwide significance awakening us to new styles, beliefs and voices' - Toronto Star on Dash Arts
WHY DOES RICH MIX MATTER?
'Rich Mix is an important cultural centre for the development of arts and performance in London particularly those addressing the complexities of Eastern European culture and the post-Soviet space.'
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THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
This event is suitable for ages 16+
This event is wheelchair accessible.