Taking the architect Jane Drew and the display at the ICA as a starting point, the salon examines how the integration of the vernacular practices presented a crisis within universal modernism and the relationship between the process of de-colonisation and modernist planning.
Contemporary American philosopher Graham Harman, the leading figure associated with the metaphysical movement object-oriented ontology, delivers his lecture Objects and the Arts. This event is being run on a pay-what-you-can basis.
Kate Hardy discusses Women, Resistance, Revolution: A History of Women and Revolution in the Modern World by Sheila Rowbotham, an historical overview of the close interaction between women’s liberation and revolutions.
Situating current art schools within the context of an historical legacy of self-organised, experimental and alternative education models, this symposium aims to interrogate the content of art and design education.