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REFRAMING THE MOMENT – Blk Art Group Conference

Legacies of the 1982 Blk Art Group Conference University of Wolverhampton, Lecture Theatre, Millenium Campus Building, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY Saturday 27 October 2012 BOOK HERE On Thursday 28 October 1982, a group of black art students hosted The First National Convention of Black Art at Wolverhampton Polytechnic. Their purpose was to discuss ‘the … Continue reading

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Agents of Change: Photography and the Politics of Space 6 October – 4 November 2012 Opening Weekend Discussion Day A day of panel discussions with BPB12 Artists – 6 October 2012 Bringing international and emerging photographers and artists to the city, the fifth Brighton Photo Biennial explores the theme Agents of Change: Photography and the Politics of Space with a … Continue reading

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INCURSIONS & SUBVERSIONS: Art’s Response to London’s Olympic Dreams

Thu 12 Jul 2012, 6:30pm Free Word Lecture Theatre Hilary Powell and Isaac Marrero present a series of creative critical responses to the iconography and language of the forthcoming games from their book The Art of Dissent: London’s Olympic State (June 2012, published by Marshgate Press and designed by See Studio). The London 2012 Olympics … Continue reading

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Forms, Histories, Identities Dept of Film, Theatre & Television, University of Reading, UK 24th – 25th September 2011 Image: Gayle Chong Kwan, from the photographic series, Senscape Scotland (2009) The aim of this conference is to examine diverse contestations and constructions of ‘British Chinese’ culture/’Chinese culture in Britain’ by facilitating dialogue among academics and practitioners … Continue reading

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Artists’ Talks Film and Video Umbrella presents a series of talks in which artists, known for their innovations with the moving images, showcase new work and discuss their practice. These presentations focus on artists who have made their mark over the last few years, while speculating also on the future of this kind of experimental … Continue reading