Exhibition UNTIL 14 JANUARY | WELLCOME COLLECTION
|Explore the relationship between graphic design and health at the Wellcome Collection’s latest exhibition, co-curated by Graphic Communication Design Programme Director Rebecca Wright.
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|Talk THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER, 4 – 7PM | RED ROOM (MB_AG12) CHELSEA COLLEGE OF ARTS|
|Join Peter Ptashko from UnLtd: the UK foundation for social entrepreneurs to discuss the potential for social enterprises created by staff or students to start up and thrive within a university environment.
All UAL staff welcome, scones and wine provided!
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Performance FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER, 7PM | PLATFORM THEATRE
|Celebrate the work of our Drama Centre London students with this series of solo performances written by 3rd year BA Acting students, each based on one of the ‘inner attitudes’ of Yat Malmgren’s system.
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Lecture THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER, 6.30 – 8PM | LVMH LECTURE THEATRE
|This autumn, the Spatial Practices Programme will respond to Head of College Jeremy Till’s Creative Unions ‘Call to Action’ and demonstrate how creativity must continue to know no boundaries in order to play a role in the current political landscape.
Territorial Agency is an independent organisation established by John Palmesino and Ann-Sofi Rönnskog that innovatively promotes and works for sustainable territorial transformations. Recent projects include the Anthropocene Observatory with film maker and photographer Armin Linke and curator Anselm Franke, the Museum of Oil in collaboration with Greenpeace, North, Unfinishable Markermeer, the Coast of Europe
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MA Architectural History Symposium and Exhibition
Room 6.02, The Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB
Please join the MA Architectural History 2016-17 cohort for Building Ruptures, a symposium, exhibition and book launch. Building Ruptures will feature a series of position papers from guest speakers, presentations by graduating students, discussions with guest respondents and an exhibition of students’ work. The symposium sessions will cover a diverse range of topics including territories and places, materialities and subjectivities, histories and materialisms, site writing and theorising practices.
Keynotes: Stuart Elden (University of Warwick), Owen Hatherley (Writer) and Katie Lloyd Thomas (University of Newcastle). Respondent: Jon Astbury (Architects’ Journal)
10.00-11.30 Panel 1 & Keynote: Professor Stuart Elden – Terrain: The materiality of territory
11.45-13.00 Panel 2 & Keynote: Professor Katie Lloyd Thomas – Building relations (or transductive research as question and method)
14.00-15.30 Panel 3 & Keynote: Owen Hatherley – Modernism and the Left: Writing political history and architecture in Britain
15.45-16.30 Panel 4: Respondent: Jon Astbury
16.30-17.00 Presentation of the ‘Site-writing’ exhibition
17.00-17.20 Closing Comments
17.30-20.30 Book launch and drinks reception
18.00 Music performance by Sean McBride (of Martial Canterel, Xeno & Oaklander)
The event is free and open to all with no registration required.
Contact: Professor Peg Rawes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
You and your guests are warmly invited to the Private View of ‘Gestured’ by Brass Art at Chetham’s Library on Friday 13 October at 6.30pm.
‘Gestured’ is a constellation of artworks inspired by alchemy, transformation and symbolic gesture, hidden within the books and secret spaces of Chetham’s Library.
Chetham’s Library is the oldest public library in the UK and is housed in a fifteenth-century sandstone building in the heart of Manchester city centre.
The installation continues 16 October – 8 December 2017 and is open Monday – Friday 10-12.30 and 1.30-4.30.
Brass Art: Gestured Event
There is also an evening event on Saturday 28th October to coincide with Manchester Contemporary
Venue Chethams Library
Time 6 – 8pm
Artist Brass Art
Performance Lydia Kavina world-renowned Theremin musician
Cocktails The Alchemist
Join Brass Art for an intimate torchlit tour of the Medieval Museum’s public and hidden spaces. See the artists’ installation ‘Gestured’ illuminated at dusk, accompanied by a live performance from world-renowned Theremin musician Lydia Kavina. Enjoy a smoking, red cocktail created and served by ‘The Alchemist’, in the building forever associated with 16th century scientist and alchemist John Dee.
Please select a time for your torchlit tour. You are welcome to stay for as long as you like before and after your tour. If you would just like to come and drink cocktails, listen to the theremin and enjoy the atmosphere, there is no need to book – just turn up!
‘Gestured’ is part of Meeting Point2, a year-long project led by contemporary art specialists Arts&Heritage (www.artsandheritage.org.uk). Leading UK and international artists have partnered with 10 museums in Yorkshire, the North West and the North East to produce new artworks inspired by the museums and their collections. Funded by Arts Council England’s Museum Resilience Fund, Meeting Point2 presents artworks in unexpected places and supports small and medium scale museums to commission artists, who will create a piece of work in response to the venue.
0161 834 7961
DEADLINE: FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER
|The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) is a resource hub for anyone with an interest in costume, fashion, textiles and adornments from Africa and the African Diaspora. In May 2018, CIAD will hold the first ever dress conference of the African Diaspora, which will seek to understand how African Diaspora communities came to be visually represented, or established their identities through clothing and adornment.
Ph.D./ MA students, researchers, and curators are invited to present papers at the conference using case studies, collections or current research about the way people of African heritage have been made to, or have chosen to use clothing and adornment to visually represent themselves. Interested? Visit MyArts to find out more.
WORKSHOP FOR STAFF AND PhD STUDENTS
Wednesday 8 November 2017
Room D115 2-4pm
Central Saint Martins, KX
LISA GOODRUM, IB TAURIS
A short talk by art, gender and cultural studies commissioning editor, Lisa Goodrum from I.B.Tauris with a Q&A to follow.
Topics covered in the talk will include:
- how to choose a publisher
- what an Editor looks for in a project
- how to write a strong proposal
- common pitfalls to avoid
- understanding the publishing process
There will be the chance to ask questions about adapting a thesis to the monograph form or potential book project ideas.
Dr Jane Tynan
Cultural Studies for Fashion / Textile & Jewellery Programme
Pathway Leader: MA Fashion Communication (Critical Studies)
Central Saint Martins , University of the Arts London
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square
London N1C 4AA