Creative Voices for Diverse Narratives
Ciara Hayes

Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality, in conjunction with the Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics are delighted to present an online panel discussion on the role of the arts to promote human rights, to support the telling of different stories and to build connections between diverse communities. Creative Voices for Diverse Narratives panel discussion takes place online on Monday 22 March 2021 at 7pm.

Join us as we bring together artists, cultural activists and communities to explore the power of the arts in social and political contexts to promote cultural expression, cultural diversity and a culture of tolerance, human rights and equality for all.

Panel members include Mary Moynihan, writer, director, theatre and film-maker and Artistic Director, Smashing Times; Noelle McAlinden, Visual Artist, Creative Advisor and Mental Health Campaigner, Curator and Cultural Broker; Richard Edgar, Author and Historian, Dave Randall, Musician and Writer, Charo Lanao, Change Agent, Facilitator, Trainer and Coach and Dr Stephen Herron, Researcher, Academic, Cultural Anthropologist, and Community Relations Facilitator with Smashing Times. This event is presented as part of Creative Connections supported by the Northern Ireland Executive’s T:BUC Strategy through the Central Good Relations Fund.

Arts and Human Rights – Creative Voices for Diverse Narratives, 7pm online

Where: Online via Zoom

When: Monday 22 March 2021, 7-8pm

Booking: Book here:

The panel discussion is online and runs for 60 minutes. Suitable for ages 18 and up.

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