2024 Miegunyah Public Lecture by Professor André de Quadros [Melbourne]
2024 Miegunyah Public Lecture by Professor André de Quadros [Melbourne]

Event Information


Thursday April 11, 2024
6:00 PM


Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts
Exhibition Walk
Melbourne, Victoria 3168

Auslan Interpreter/s

Gabriel Kirley & Melsi Thompson

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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‘Freedom dreaming, storytelling, and reconciliation: The arts in a new world’

Based on decades working in some of the most desperate and marginalised settings, Professor André de Quadros will anchor his presentation in the great tradition of freedom dreaming. He calls for a new construction of social systems and grassroots participation, founded on radical compassion, dialogue, reconciliation, and community engagement.

His presentation will be aimed at a general audience, mixing history with contemporary developments of the role of the arts and education in society, and the forces that both inhibit and promote change.

A gifted storyteller, his lecture will take the audience on a narrative trajectory of the personal and the politica

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