Improbable futures forum in Aro Valley

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery
Improbable futures forum 2
Saturday 12 August 4.30–6.30pm
Aro Valley Community Centre

48 Aro Street, Wellington

Beyond left and right? Future citizenship, its forms and responsibilities

Please join us as Wellington-based writer, Tim Corballis chairs the second of three forums organised in association with the Adam Art Gallery’s The Tomorrow People exhibition. With Morgan Godfery, Laura O’Connell Rapira, Dylan Taylor, and Faith Wilson, Tim will debate the future forms and responsibilities of citizenship beyond the traditional parameters of ‘left’ and ‘right’. This forum is a partnership with the Cultivating Creative Capital theme at Victoria University.

Tim Corballis has just published his fifth novel, Our Future is in the Air (VUP, 2017) and is co-editor ofCounterfutures. Morgan Godfery is a writer and trade unionist who recently edited a collection of essays,The Interregnum, in the BWB Text series. Laura O’Connell Rapira is Director of Campaigns at the online platform ActionStation and an advocate for activating the political power of young people. Dylan Taylor teaches Sociology at Victoria University. His recent research has interrogated the ‘crisis of democracy’ posed by the Occupy Movement. Faith Wilson is a writer and artist whose practice centres on the experience of self as an afakasi Samoan/Palagi female who grew up in New Zealand.

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