Radical Visions: the cultural politics of Camerawork 1972-1985

A collaborative symposium
Four Corners with History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, Birkbeck
Thursday 28 June 2018, 2.00-6.00pm followed by drinks

Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury
Room to be confirmed

This event accompanies the Radical Visions exhibition at Four Corners Gallery, and the launch of its new digital archive. It will consider Camerawork’s engagement, role and influence with community-practice, feminism and representation, and ask Read More

NOW: A dialogue on female Chinese contemporary artists

This collaborative programme led by Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) brings together five distinct art organisations across the UK, to show a diverse range of art works and new commissions from some of the most exciting female artists working in mainland China.

NOW explores how the diversity of current female artistic practice transcends notions of Read More

REDeye – Meeting point

Meeting Point

A full day symposium focusing on how photographers and artists engage with communities and establish networks that help them to forge successful careers. This event is in partnership with the University of Salford School of Arts and Media.

A good network can provide you with encouragement, advice, direction and experience.  A poor network could Read More

Trish Morrissey: A Certain Slant of Light – exhibition & symposium

Acclaimed photographer, Trish Morrissey brings two brand new bodies of work to the Hestercombe Gallery, inspired by the last female occupants of Hestercombe House, Miss Warre (1790-1872) and Mrs Portman (1854-1951) who both independently ran the Hestercombe estate.

Crossing the disciplines of performance and photography and playing with notions of fact/fiction and time/history Morrissey’s work creates Read More

International Workshop: New Territories: Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices

New Territories: Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices

International Workshop

Humboldt University of Berlin
16, 17 and 18 June 2017

This three-day workshop gathers international scholars and artists. From different disciplinary perspectives that include art histories, architecture, geography and archeology, speakers addresses the many pressing questions that representations of natural and man-made landscapes bring into focus: the national identity Read More

DIFFUSION SYMPOSIUM

Diffusion 2017 looks at REVOLUTION in its widest context, investigating through the prism of photography and lens-based media social change, freedom of expression, popular protest, human rights and the pursuit of utopias.

The Diffusion conference focuses on two key issues, with contributions from exhibiting artists, architects, designers, cultural theorists and committed urbanists.

Building the Revolution examines artist involvement Read More

Engaging in Urban Image Making Symposium at Goldsmiths

09:30-17:00 Richard Hoggart Building

Room 137a Goldsmiths, University of London

Engaging in Urban Image-making is a one-day symposium hosted by the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths, which brings together practitioners from: Sociology Goldsmiths, Photojournalism London College of Communication, Urban Photographers Association and London Independent Photography. Its purpose is to begin a dialogue Read More

WOMEN IN ART SYMPOSIUM / Tate Modern

WOMEN IN ART SYMPOSIUM  WITH W PROJECT
 18.00–20.00

 

Join this special edition symposium from the W Project to celebrate International Women’s Day

The W Project returns on the eve of International Women’s Day with a very special symposium exploring diversity in the art world and the future of curation.

We invite you to join us at Tate Modern for an evening Read More

National Photography Symposium 2016

Now in its seventh edition, NPS 2016 is organised this year in partnership with FORMAT International Photography Festival off year and QUAD. It explores three main themes: new online photographic communities that are revolutionising learning and showing of work; the challenges of making – and forgetting – visual history in an age when everything is Read More

INSITE symposium

year three photography students from Coventry University have organised:

The INSITE symposium will be a forum in which individual research
projects will be presented, examining a variety of issues relating
to photographic practice and visual representation in the 21st
century. 36 speakers will form a programme taking place over two
days, on the 3rd and the 4th of February from Read More

SIGHTLESS: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE (LIVES) SYMPOSIUM

Gerry Badger, Lara Clifton, Julie Cook, Paul Davies, Dr Nerys Mathias meet to discuss issues related to the body and Julie Cooks exhibition – Sightlines: Public and Private (Lives). There will also be a special performance by Blanche Dubois.

Lunch and drinks included
There is a ticket line number and a box office number (Box Office is open only Read More