Tate Liverpool Talk

In Conversation: Candice Breitz

Candice Breitz, Love Story

Candice Breitz, Stills from Love Story 2016. Featuring Julianne Moore and Alec Baldwin. Top: Shabeena Francis Saveri, Sarah Ezzat Mardini, Mamy Maloba Langa / Bottom: José Maria João, Farah Abdi Mohamed, Luis Ernesto Nava Molero. Commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne), Outset Germany (Berlin) and the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

Hear acclaimed artist Candice Breitz discuss her work Love Story

Find out more about Love Story at this special talk with the artist.

The work presents the stories of six people who have fled their countries. Sarah Ezzat Mardini, who escaped Syria; José Maria João, a former child soldier from Angola; Mamy Maloba Langa, a survivor from the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Dr. Shabeena Francis Saveri, Ph.D, an Indian transgender activist; Luis Nava Molero, a political dissident from Venezuela; and Farah Abdi Mohamed, a young atheist from Somalia. During this talk the artist will be joined by Sarah Ezzat Mardini, Dr. Shabeena Francis Saveri, Ph.D and Luis Ernesto Nava Molero.

See Candice Breitz: Love Story for free in the Wolfson Gallery on the ground floor.


Sarah Ezzat Mardini was born in war-torn Syria. She left her family home in Damascus in August 2015 and travelled more than 1,000 miles to Germany where she currently resides.

Dr. Shabeena Francis Saveri, Ph.D is an Indian transgender activist who currently resides in Mumbai.

Luis Ernesto Nava Molero is a political dissident from Venezuela. Luis fled to the United States, where he advocates for others seeking refuge and freedom and works as an activist in the LGBT immigrant community.

This event is supported by the Goethe-Institut London.

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4th floor auditorium

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Date & Time

9 April 2020 at 12.00–13.00