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A new union flag

Updated Tuesday 9th January 2018

How can the Union Jack be made more open, more participatory, more held in common?  

This video is published as part of an editorial partnership between openDemocracy, The Open University and Counterpoints Arts to reanimate the Tate Exchange project in which academics and artists together ask who – during a time when the lines marking out citizens, borders and nations are being redrawn, or drawn more starkly – 'we' are, and who gets to decide.

About the authors

Marcia Chandra is a visual storyteller with a background in ethnography and development. Much of her work focuses around migration, identity and urban change. She works freelance with community groups, NGOs and research organizations producing stories, interactive projects and workshops. Visit her website here.

Gil Mualem-Doron is an artist, researcher and a community facilitator. He is the founder of SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon in Brighton. He works in various media including photography, print, painting and mix media installations. Most of his work is socially and politically engaged. His work has been exhibited in private and public galleries and museums in the UK, Europe and the Middle East; and several of his works are in private collections.


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