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In Conversation: Jagath Dheerasekara & Sandy Edwards
Thursday, 21 June 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
Sydney, New South Wales
Come and hear photographer Jagath Dheerasekara and ARTHERE curator Sandy Edwards discuss the stunning photographic exhibition, Manuwangku, Under the Nuclear Cloud currently on display at Customs House. This exhibition is a perceptive portrayal of a Northern Territory Aboriginal community under threat due to the potential dumping of nuclear waste on their lands. Jagath received the Amnesty International Human Rights Innovation Grant 2010 to begin work on this exhibition.
Documentary photographer Jagath Dheerasekara (http://jd.photoshelter.com/) is of Sri Lankan background whose special interest is in social justice themes.
The exhibition is a collaborative project with Muckaty Traditional Owners, the Beyond Nuclear Initiative (BNI) (www.beyondnuclearinitiative.com) and the Amnesty International.
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