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Heart/Homeless – The Art of Manal Deeb P21 Gallery 5 April – 18 May 2019

Heart/Homeless The Art of Manal Deeb   Exhibition Launch and meet the artist: Thursday, 4th April 2019, 18:30 – 21:00 Exhibition Dates: 5th April – 18th May 2019   Curated by: Dagmar Painter Artist: Manal Deeb   In her first solo exhibition in London, Heart/Homeless, Manal Deeb expands upon the themes of exile and identity that have…

reACT Open Call for UK-Based Art Students and Emerging Artists

P21 Gallery is excited to announce an OPEN CALL for our ‘reACT’ programme! Supported by Amal (a Saïd Foundation programme), we invite UK art students & emerging artists aged 30 and under to submit their work to be considered for ‘reACT’ exhibitions taking place in September & November 2019. The ‘reACT’ programme has been established to promote and…

Soft Power Exhibition Brighton Festival 2019

Soft Power is the theme adopted by a group of artists, working in different disciplines. The most common associations between the term Soft Power and art have to do with state support for artistic activity which fits with an agenda or ideology. Famously, during the Cold War period in the late 1940s through to the…

International Symposium Soot Breath: On Land, Law and Bodies Goldsmiths University of London Saturday 18 May 2019

International symposium: Soot Breath: On Land, Law and Bodies Saturday 18 May 2019 10am – 6.30pm Goldsmiths University of London Registration fee £2, book here What if we image the world as a textured canvas without fixed points, lines, or planes?  What if we re/de/compose the world as a dis/continuous assemblage of material figures, which…

Artist Talk Carey Young Towner Art Gallery Eastbourne Sat 25 May 2019

In this talk Carey Young will discuss her practice, including the context, background research and ‘making of’ in the development of her video work Palais de Justice (2017), currently exhibited at Towner.   The New York Times termed Palais de Justice  ‘a distinctly feminist view of jurisprudence… sensitive and bleak’. Artforum reviewed the piece as ‘mesmerizing’ and ‘transfixing’, with Young’s cinematography…

Visible Justice: Embodied Activism – Symposium London College of Communication May 3 2019

To mark the closing of Visible Justice, presented by London College of Communication’s Media School for its annual public showcase, join us for a symposium addressing the issues raised by the collaborative multimedia artworks in the exhibition. Featuring artists Poulomi Basu, David Birkin and Sim Chi Yin, Reprieve director Maya Foa, human rights lawyer Sultana Tafada,…

Young Blood: Knife Crime and Restorative JusticeLondon College of Communication April 30 2019

Discussion and film screening. Tuesday 30 April, 6-9.30pm Free and open to all – booking essential Book tickets Part of Visible Justice, join journalists, youth workers, experts, and activists for a roundtable discussion about knife crime and restorative justice, followed by a screening of Edmund Clark’s film ‘Oresteia’, created in collaboration with the men of HMP Grendon…

Visible Justice London College of Communication April 16 2019

Tuesday 16 April, 6-9pm Free and open to all – booking essential Book Launch Night tickets Join us to celebrate the launch of Visible Justice, an exhibition and events programme exploring social justice in national and international contexts presented by London College of Communication’s Media School. The Launch Night will include a welcome address, followed by…

Speculative Legal Futures and the Poetic Testimony of Violence Brooklyn NY April 4th 2019

A lecture – performance at Vera List Center for Art and Politics in Brooklyn, New York. Thursday, April 4, 20197:30– – 9:00 pm, reception to followUnionDocs322 Union Ave Brooklyn, NY$10 admission, purchase tickets here, New School students, faculty and staff receive free admission with ID. 2018-2020 Vera List Center Fellow, artist and researcher, Helene Kazan gives a lecture-performance introducing…

performingborders | LIVE Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts 19 March 2019

A Performative Reading by photographer Sim Chi Yin & curator Annie Jael Kwan Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts 19th March, 7p – 9pm, FREE (link) Join us for an evening of performative reading and a conversation between Nobel Peace Prize photographer and artist Sim Chi Yin and curator Annie Jael Kwan from Something Human and Asia-Art-Activism. performingborders | LIVE is…

Artist Talk with Heath Bunting University of Kent 15 March 2019

///////// ARTIST TALK//////HEATH BUNTING AT UNIVERSITY OF KENT ////////   Panel Discussion   Date: Friday, the 15th of March 2019 Time: 11 – 12 AM – Art, Law and Politics seminar (students and staff only please RSVP to c.parsley@kent.ac.uk as space is                          …

Kent Summer School in Critical Theory Application Deadline University of Kent 25 March 2019

Deadline notice for applications for Kent Summer School in Critical Theory.  The deadline for applications to this year’s Kent Summer School in Critical Theory is approaching, on 25 March 2019. The KSSCT will be held in Paris, 1-12 July 2019. We invite you to pay a visit to our website, and lodge your application, at: https://research.kent.ac.uk/kssct/. All instructions, deadlines, further information, and FAQs can…

Nobody But Us Birkbeck School of Law 15 March 2019

An event hosted by the Centre for Law & the Humanities, School of Law, Birkbeck. Birkbeck School of Law 2018-19 Artist in Residence Margareta Kern and artist Susan Kelly will share research from their new collaboration entitled Nobody But Us. The event is an open 2-hour seminar which assembles images and material that explore the connections between…

Law at the margins of the city Birkbeck School of Law 26 March 2019

A one-day conference at Birkbeck School of Law.  It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the conference “Law at the margins of the city”, with the presence of Raquel Rolnik and Denise Ferreira da Silva as keynote speakers. This one day conference will take place on 26 March 2019, from 9:30am to 8pm (Venue: Clore…

Art as a Form of Resistance Against Settler Colonial Occupation in Palestine and Australia SOAS 27 February 2019

A lecture hosted by SOAS University of London’s Centre for Palestine Studies. Suzannah Henty Date: 27 February 2019 Time: 6:00 PM Finishes: 27 February 2019 Time: 8:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B103 Type of Event: Lecture Admission Free – All Welcome Organiser: Centre of Palestine Studies Contact email: vp6@soas.ac.uk Contact Tel: 020 7898 4330

CfP: Archiving Protest – From the Afterlives of the Event to Archives of Instantaneity Deadline 17 March 2019

A workshop hosted by Warwick Centre for Critical Legal Studies addressing fundamental questions regarding recent global protests.  Over the last decade we have seen protests and revolts that have resonated globally: from Tahrir Square and Gezi Park to the Indignants in Greece and Spain, to the Gilet Jaunes or Occupy Wall Street or the Umbrella Movement. One…

LISTEN to the Artists! LAW – ART – JUSTICE Westminster Law and Theory Lab 6 February 2019

A workshop on the connection between art and law but this time from the artists’ perspective. Listen to the Artists! is a day of dialogues, open discussions and roundtables that attempt to trace the way contemporary art is changing and its newly forged connections to notions of law, justice and responsibility. The discussions will focus…

Carey Young Palais de Justice Towner Art Gallery 17 February – 19 June 2019

Towner presents the first UK exhibition of Carey Young’s Palais de Justice (2017) which was filmed surreptitiously at the Palais de Justice in Brussels, an enormous and ornate 19th Century courthouse designed to depict law in terms of the sublime. Contradicting the familiar patriarchal culture of law, Young’s camera depicts female judges and lawyers at court. Sitting…

Keep it Complex Make it Work Barking 19 January 2019

WHAT IS IT? A one day gathering of cultural workers who are interested or involved in UK and EU politics. WHERE CAN I GET A TICKET? Here If you need one of 10 free tickets, email us Keepitcomplex2016@gmail.com The ticket price includes stickers, brunch, dinner, tea and coffee, and a handbook, in which we will also…

Transmitting Justice: Transparency, Visuality, and Mediatization University of Bath in London Pall Mall 10 December 2018

The criminal courtroom is undergoing a shift wherein its outcomes are now more readily available to the public via digital media, and its processes and practices are increasingly likely to rely on audio-visual technology. From the move towards online courts, to the increased reliance on photographic evidence, from the recent introduction of courtroom broadcasting to…

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