Art and Refugees: A guest lecture by Ismail Khayat | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Art and Refugees: A guest lecture by Ismail Khayat

Location: 
Lecture Hall A-G-05
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 12:00

Renowned Kurdish artist and former head of the Art Department at Kurdistan Ministry of Culture, Ismail Khayat, will be giving a talk about his work and how it connects to the rights of refugees and IDPs at AUIS.

Khayat's talk is hosted on the inaugural day of the three-day "Smile Fundraiser" event at AUIS organized by students to help refugees and IDPs. The event will feature handicrafts and pieces of artwork for sale to raise funds for the Khanke Camp in Duhok and Shabak Camp in Chamchamal.