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Events and Talks at Fabrica ** Feb 2016 ** Fabrica, Brighton


  • Fabrica Film Club: Stories of Our Lives

    Tuesday 16 February, 7pm

    Doors & wine bar open 7pm, Event starts 7.30pm. Book online here £5 / £3 conc.

    Kenyan film Stories of Our Lives was released in 2014. Created by the members of The Nest Collective, a Nairobi-based arts collective, the film is an anthology of five short black & white films that dramatise intimate true stories of LGBT life in Kenya.

    ‘Stories of Our Lives is one of the most triumphant and stunning films of the year.’   Huffington Post

  • 1-2-1 day with artist Susan Diab

    Wednesday 17 February, 10-4pm

    This is an opportunity for artists to receive feedback on their current work, advice on future projects, funding and other practice related support. To apply for a 45-minute appointment; please provide the following: outline of discussion, a link to your website/blog and an artist statement to Caitlin,

    Susan Diab is a visual artist who exhibits her work in both public galleries and artist-led initiatives and is a member of the studio group APEC in Hove. From 2000 to 2010 she worked extensively as an artist employed in gallery education and outreach programmes including Towner’s Beacon Award winning scheme. A Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton on the Critical Practice course, she set up and runs their innovative artist placement programme for fine art undergraduates. In 2012 her teaching achievement was recognised with a teaching excellence award from the University. She is the recipient of several Arts Council Awards for personal and group projects. From 2002 – 2008 she was an artist adviser on the ARC programme with aspex gallery giving advice and support to hundreds of artists across the South-East. In 2013 she was one of the selectors of the East Sussex Open Exhibition. She is also a keen linguist with knowledge of French, German, Arabic, Armenian, Polish and Spanish. To find out more visit her site.

  • Going to see Culture Together: February at Phoenix Brighton

    Wednesday 24 February, 1.30-4pm

    Exhibition New Immortals explores our ongoing quest for immortality in an age when scientists can create, manipulate and sustain life to an extent once unimaginable. Ten artists explore this new paradigm. Hosted as usual by Fabrica facilitator, Jonathan Quarterman, the group will also be joined by special guest, Judith Alder, who has curated the show.

    Free, donations of up to £3 welcomed on the day

    Booking required – click here or call Fabrica on 01273 778646

  • Conversation Cafes

    Monthly on Wednesdays, 2.30-4.30pm from October 2015

    Twelve sessions from October 2015 – September 2016

    Run by Nicola Benge from Strike A Light, the Boys on the Plaque Conversation Cafe’s will discover, collate and share objects, photographs and documents to tell Brighton & Hove’s personal and community history during World War 1. Material for activities will be sourced in county and national archives, whilst local people and descendants of The Boys on the Plaque will add new resources to our collection.

    These sessions are free to join and complimentary refreshments are provided. We ask that if you would like to join the group, that you commit to attending the majority (ideally all) of the sessions to maintain a continuing group discussion over the course of the year – but if one of the sessions is of particular interest, please feel free to join us.

    To book or for more info please contact the Fabrica office on 01273 778646 or 


Source: Events – Fabrica

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