Tears of Gold: Stories of Refugee Women Displaced from Home

by Hannah Rose Thomas
Wednesday 16 June 2021, 10:00 - 13:00
About the event:

The University of Glasgow, in partnership with UNESCO RILA, Interfaith Scotland and The Dear Green Bothy, is delighted to host an exhibition of Hannah Rose Thomas’ powerful portraits¬† of Yezidi, Rohingya and Nigerian survivors of displacement and sexual violence in the University of Glasgow Chapel from 11-17 June.

The Chapel will be open to visitors throughout the week. Please check opening times.

You can also join the artist for the live streamed exhibition closing event.

A limited number of tickets are available to attend this event in person.

Book your FREE tickets for the online closing event at Exhibition closing – No Words Registration, Thu 17 Jun 2021 at 15:00 | Eventbrite

About Hannah Rose Thomas:
Hannah Rose Thomas is an English artist and Durham graduate in Arabic and History, with an MA from the Prince’s School of Traditional Art in London. Hannah is currently studying her PhD at Glasgow University as a UNESCO RILA and MIDEQ Scholar.

Hannah has previously organised art projects with Syrian refugees in Jordan; with Yezidi women who escaped ISIS captivity in Northern Iraq and with Rohingya children in refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Her most recent art project has been with survivors of Boko Haram and Fulani violence in Northern Nigeria. Through these art projects and Hannah’s portrait paintings, she seeks to bring the stories of those who have faced displacement and conflict-related sexual violence into places of influence in the Global North.

 

Should you have any questions about the launch event or registration, please email

unesco-rila@glasgow.ac.uk

Art | In-person events
Free event
University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
University of Glasgow Main Building
West Quadrangle
Glasgow
G12 8QQ