Creative Kent: Birth Rites Collection Scholarship

Soriya Labovitch, MA Curating student in the School of Arts, was awarded a scholarship to attend the 2022 Birth Rites Collection Summer School.

Birth Rites Collection Summer School is a unique programme of lectures, workshops, seminars and one-to-one tutorials designed to introduce participants to the collection and facilitate a dialogue between you, your practice and the artworks.

Birth Rites Summer School participants holding a debate in our Moot Court.

Since the collection is now hosted at the University of Kent, Birth Rites offered three bursaries to University students and/or staff to attend the full September 2022 programme.

Soriya told us that the topic of birth is hardly ever talked about or discussed in her culture. She believes it’s a major issue relating to life which should be embraced and celebrated, yet, it remains a sensitive topic, even within the family circle.

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