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Burning Light into that Good Night (Arts Weeks 2021)

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Venue: Online

A single-screen moving image based on a memory session recorded in the summer 2019 by artist Alda Terracciano with her father, a few weeks before his death. 

Burning Light into that Good Night (2021, 7m) is a single-screen moving image based on a memory session recorded in the summer 2019 by the artist with her father, a few weeks before his death. The artwork explores memory as fleeting grasp of the self and care as impulse, positioning a man with dementia at the centre of his story. 
 
Join us for a talk from its author, artist Alda Terracciano (Fellow, Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre), and a Q&A and discussion. Chaired by Fintan Walsh (Reader in Theatre & Performance, Director, Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality and co-director, Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre).  

How to join this event 
This event takes place online. You will receive an email one hour before the start of the event with a link to join. The email will come from messenger@bbk.ac.uk - please check your junk/spam inbox if you have not received the email one hour before the start of the event. 
 
Find out more about Arts Weeks 2021 and book more events. 
 
 
 
The video will be released prior to the event. You will receive a link to watch the video, and a link to join the talk and discussion event.  
 
Supported by BiGS (Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality) and BRAKC (Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community). 
 
 

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