Forthcoming Materials of Practice: A Symposium in Two Halves

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Description

Forthcoming Materials of Practice: A Symposium in Two Halves

Keynote speakers Ross Birrell, Maj Hasager, Craig Mulholland and Nina Power present, debate and speculate on one Forthcoming Material of Practice of their own devising. The morning session of the symposium takes place at Edinburgh College of Art, where the four speakers make their presentations. The afternoon session takes place at Talbot Rice Gallery where each speaker leads a focussed charette for twelve participants. The symposium is convened by Maria Fusco, co-convened by Pat Fisher and organised by Deborah Jackson. Forthcoming Materials of Practice: A Symposium in Two Halves is free to all. Places are limited so please RSVP deborah.jackson@ed.ac.uk to book a place for the morning session and to receive advance reading. If you wish to participate in one of the afternoon charettes please RSVP indicating which of the four speakers’ group you would like to be in. We estimate that this will be a very busy event so please book early, places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Ross Birrell is an artist, writer & lecturer at Glasgow School of Art; Pat Fisher is principal curator at Talbot Rice Gallery; Maria Fusco is a writer & Chancellor's Fellow - Reader at Edinburgh College of Art; Deborah Jackson is a curator and Senior Teaching Fellow in Visual Culture at Edinburgh College of Art; Craig Mulholland is an artist & lecturer at Glasgow School of Art; Nina Power is a writer & lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University and in critical writing at Royal College of Art; Maj Hasager is an artist and Supervisor & Programme Director of Critical & Pedagogical Studies at Malmö Art Academy.
Period3 Oct 2014
Event typeConference
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionRegional

Keywords

  • art practice, methodology, art theory, curating, art writing