Using the different modalities of Richard Hamilton’s practice as a foil for the discussion, this salon asks what has been gained and lost in the professionalisation of the curatorial and what possibilities for new directions can be recovered from the expanded archive of contemporary exhibition making.
Inaugurating the opening of the Dwoskin archive at the University of Reading, this symposium explores Stephen Dwoskin's historical importance as a key figure in independent film and his groundbreaking film work.
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.