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05 Oct 2015

Youth, Politics and the Art of Resistance

UmbrellaDr Alistair Fraser from the (Re)Imagining Youth team is to present a one-off evening event in Glasgow focusing on the role of young people in the recent political movements in Scotland and Hong Kong.

From Umbrella Movement to Indyref: Youth, Politics and the Art of Resistance will take place on October 13 at the city’s CCA, and will include a screening of the documentary film Lessons in Dissent and a panel discussion featuring Matthew Torne (director, Lessons in Dissent), Dr Susan Batchelor (University of Glasgow), Loki (Glasgow-based artist and activist) and Suki Wan (MSYP, Glasgow Shettleston).

It part of a series of events to coincide with The Shock of Victory, a curated programme consisting of an exhibition, symposium and digital publication marking one year after the Scottish independence referendum.

The event is free but ticketed, with tickets available from the CCA website or by calling 0141 352 4900.