• Clement Siatous solo exhibition at Simon Preston Gallery Clement Siatous solo exhibition at Simon Preston Gallery

    Clement Siatous solo exhibition at Simon Preston Gallery

Clement Siatous solo exhibition at Simon Preston Gallery

Simon Preston Gallery is delighted to present Sagren, a solo exhibition of paintings by Chagossian artist Clement Siatous. The exhibition, curated by Paula Naughton, opens on 12 September and will run until 17 October, 2015.

Through his own personal journey of recollection, Siatous issues a defiant rebellion.

  • Cabinet Magazine Presentation
    Presentation & Discussion at Cabinet Magazine Presentation & Discussion at Cabinet Magazine

    Presentation & Discussion at Cabinet Magazine

Presentation & Discussion at Cabinet Magazine

Presentation and Discussion / “Hijacking an Island: How America Stole a Nation,” with Louis Olivier Bancoult, Paula Naughton, and David Vine

Date: Monday, 20 April 2015, 7–9 pm
Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn (map and directions here)
FREE. No RSVP necessary

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    Marie Sabrina Jean – We Must be Allowed to Return Home Marie Sabrina Jean – We Must be Allowed to Return Home

    Marie Sabrina Jean – We Must be Allowed to Return Home

Marie Sabrina Jean – We Must be Allowed to Return Home

Many believe that the Chagos Islands need protection. Those of us who call it home wholeheartedly agree with them. For many years, the Chagossians were the guardians of these beautiful islands in the Indian Ocean. We grew our own food, fished from the sea and enjoyed a way of life that had sustained our ancestors for generations. . . . . . . view politics.co.uk website

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    Forty Years of Heartbreak Forty Years of Heartbreak

    Forty Years of Heartbreak

Forty Years of Heartbreak

David Vine – Forty Years of Heartbreak: Let the People of Diego Garcia Return to their Homeland. ‘Over a weekend of memorials, I was remembering a friend who died of a broken heart. Her death certificate may not say so, but she did. Aurélie Lisette Talate died last year at 70 of what members of her community call, in their creole language, sagren–profound sorrow… ‘Huffington Post website

  • Presentation at center for Chagos Refugees Group
    Presentation at the center for Chagos Refugees Group Presentation at the center for Chagos Refugees Group

    Presentation at the center for Chagos Refugees Group

Presentation at the center for Chagos Refugees Group

One of the presentations at the center when we watched archive footage and images never before seen by the community. In this first session we identified three people in the footage by name.