Lemon Tree Trust are holding an exhibition atDepot Cinema, Lewes, UK 8th – 14th December 2017 under the title Growing Food, Growing Home, Growing Dignity. This exhibition focuses on recent work with Syrian communities living in the north of Iraq, Kurdistan region. It will open with a small reception on 8th December between 6.00 and 8.00 pm and remains on display in the Studio until Thursday 14th December at 8.00 pm. The exhibition will include photographs that document our agricultural projects, as well as a short film made by refugees about their life in the camp. We will also premiere our new multimedia project, Cultivating in Crisiswhich tells the in depth stories of 13 families in Domiz Camp.
Lemon Tree Trust’s work evidences the importance of gardens, green spaces and food production at the heart of this process and they advocate for the inclusion of greening innovation and urban agriculture in all crisis response planning. For further reading please visit our publications page here.
Staff from the Trust will be on hand in Depot’s Gallery to discuss their work on Friday evening and at times throughout the exhibition. If you wish to arrange a meeting please email us email@example.com. The exhibition will support the launch of Ai Wei Wei’s film Human Flow which will be screened 8th – 14th December.