Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Round-table discussion

8 October, 6.30 p.m., Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK (admission free)

A round-table discussion with artists participating in the Overcoming Dictatorships exhibition will be held at the internationally renowned Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK on 8 October, 6.30 p.m. (admission free). Chaired by the Ikon curator Nigel Prince, it will focus on up-and-coming contemporary art groups in post-Communist countries and draw parallels with the situation immediately after 1989, when the former underground art replaced the official.

Participating artists in the round-table discussion:

German photographer Harald Hauswald (,

Venice-based painter Silvestro Lodi (,

Romanian artist Vlad Nanca (, and

the Hungarian artist Sándor Pinczehelyi.