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Sir John Monash Lecture Panel Discussion
Sir John Monash Lecture Panel Discussion with Hoda Afshar, Kon Karapanagiotidis and Arnold
Award-winning photographer Hoda Afshar will be joined by Kon Karapanagiotidis, CEO of Asylum Seeker Resource
Centre and award-winning human rights advocate Arnold Zable to discuss creativity in the face of adversity.
Together they will tell the story of Behrouz Boochani, a writer, journalist, scholar, cultural advocate and filmmaker who has been a detainee on Manus Island since 2013.
After winning the prestigious Bowness Photography Prize in 2018 for her Portrait of Behrouz Boochani, Manus
Island, Afshar said “it confirmed the trust I have always placed in the power of art to change the world through
changing the way we see it”.When
7:00 pm Friday 21/06/2019
Monash Gallery of Art (Library bookings)
Free event.Fully booked