2018 Talks

Janet Mendelsohn’s Photographs of 1960s Balsall Heath

Image credit: Janet Mendelsohn

Date

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Time

14.00 - 15.00

Venue

Ort Gallery (First floor), 500-504 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, B12 9AH

Price

Free, no booking required.

In this talk Dr Kieran Connell, Queen’s University Belfast, will discuss Janet Mendelsohn’s recently-rediscovered photographs of 1960s Balsall Heath, a site of increasing ethnic diversity.

Dr Connell will talk about the historical context around the photographs, and explore what they reveal about a community in a period of rapid transformation.

Presented by Ort Gallery  in partnership with Arts & Science Festival.