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The Calais Camps

Talks | Ireland

Date

28 July, 4pm

Photographer Sarah Hickson made a number of visits to the Calais Camps in France to document a unique music project organised by cellist Vanessa Lucas–Smith who wanted to show a different side of the camp.

The result was the album The Calais Sessions and Hickson’s exhibition Sounds Unseen. Sarah Hickson will discuss her time in the ‘Jungle’, an illegal home for 10,000 refugees which was disbanded in 2016.

Chair: Judy Murphy, journalist.

Exhibition by Sarah Hickson

As part of GIAF18's visual arts programme, Sarah Hickson will present a photographic memoir of The Calais Sessions called Sounds Unseen. The exhibition chronicles the evolution of this remarkable collaboration and runs in the Festival Gallery from 16 - 29 July. For more information see here. 

Photos: Sarah Hickson
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