The six-week show presents visual artworks, especially commissioned installations, films and photography (both recent and archival) that creatively explore people’s direct experience of and fascination with memory and personal history, as well as the collective narratives that arise in connection to modern day Libya.
Libya: A Failed State?: Panel discussion at the Frontline Club looking at whether or not Libya is on the brink of becoming a failed state, three years after the Nato-backed rebels overthrew Muammar Gaddafi and the country was held up as the success story of the Arab Spring but is now divided. As Libya’s parliament calls for foreign intervention to protect civilians from deadly clashes between rival militia groups, looking at what has gone wrong. Discussion taking place 17 September, 2014 with Lindsey Hilsum, Chris Stephen and Ghazi Gheblawi.