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

Description 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…

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…

Acoustic Shock: Where Law Meets Aesthetics Kings College London Thursday 6 December 2018

DESCRIPTION Acoustic Shock explores the contested boundaries where the ‘freedoms’ of aesthetic production meet legal constraints. A collaboration between the Performance Foundation, Dickson Poon School of Law, with support from the King’s College London English Department Creative Seed Fund. On Wednesday 28th March 2018 Mrs Justice Nicola Davies delivered a unique judgement at the Royal…

Art and Trauma: Reparation Art Project and Youth Justice Alex McKenzie Sussex Law School Wednesday 5 December 2018

I am a painter, sculptor and printmaker. I have worked in many roles in the creative industries from placemaking (rebranding towns and cities) to Film and theatre. I also work in hospitals and prisons to help people reimagine their circumstances. I am at present Artist Facilitator at Hackney Youth Offending Reparation Art Project. Instagram @amckartprojects…

Connectivity through light and dark in Law Tomruk Üstünkaya Sussex Law School Wednesday 5 December 2018

‘Connectivity through light and dark in Law’ Tomruk Üstünkaya – Wednesday 5 December 2-4pm (Freeman G31) This workshop surrounds the work created by the artist Danielle O’Connor Akiyama. The main themes explored are connection through creativity and the exploration of light and dark. The purpose for which is for academics to encourage active participation and engagement by students….

Jurisfiction: Law as a Work of Art Jennifer Culbert Birkbeck School of Law Tuesday 3-5pm 20 November 2018

Birkbeck Centre for Law and the Humanities is delighted to present a performance lecture by Margareta Kern (Birkbeck School of Law Artist in Residence 2018-19) on November 8th, and the Centre’s annual lecture by Jennifer Culbert (Johns Hopkins University) on November 20th. Details are below. All welcome, please spread the word!   Centre for Law…

Are You Ready? Performance Lecture Margareta Kern Birkbeck School of Law Thursday 8 November 6-8pm 2018

Birkbeck Centre for Law and the Humanities is delighted to present a performance lecture by Margareta Kern (Birkbeck School of Law Artist in Residence 2018-19) on November 8th, and the Centre’s annual lecture by Jennifer Culbert (Johns Hopkins University) on November 20th. Details are below. All welcome, please spread the word!   Are You Ready?…

Drawing the Law Isobel Williams Sussex Law School Wednesday 7 November 2018

‘Drawing the Law’ Isobel Williams – Wednesday 7 November 3-5pm (Freeman G31) Sussex Law School, University of Sussex Isobel Williams is an artist and blogger who occasionally writes about what she draws in the UK Supreme Court, with the court’s permission. She will be asking, how does it look from the public seats and how does the…

Belit Sağ ‘the image unseen, the image invisible, the image not shown’ PEER 16 November 2018 – 26 January 2019

belit sağ the image unseen, the image invisible, the image not shown 16 November 2018 – 26 January 2019 PEER, is working in partnership with LUX to present a dual-venue exhibition of work by Dutch-based Turkish-born artist belit sağ. The artist works with found media images and easily accessible forms of moving image making to…

Performing the Law Carey Young and Philippe Sands UCL Faculty of Laws 4 December 2018

Speakers Carey Young (Artist; Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London and Honorary Research Fellow, School of Law, Birkbeck, University of London) Philippe Sands QC (Philippe Sands, Professor of Law, UCL; barrister, Matrix Chambers; author, East West Street; presenter, BBC’s The Ratline) Chair Prof. Alison Diduck (vice Dean – Staff, Professor of Law, UCL) About the talk:…

Forensic Aesthetics London College of Communication 31 October 2018

Wednesday 31 October 2-4pm Lecture Theatre B London College of Communication Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB Free and open to all This talk is in association with Art & Reconciliation: Conflict Culture and Community, a major collaborative project between King’s College London, University of the Arts London and the LSE, funded by the UK…

The Artist as Lawyer – Interview with Sergio Sarmiento Art Law Program

The world of art has become more complicated as copyright, appropriation, and other issues force artists, dealers, collectors, and others to turn to lawyers for help. As foibles around the sale and maintenance of luxury art objects grab media headlines, you might be fooled into believing the future of art is in litigation. Sergio Sarmiento…

Visible Justice: Collective Imaging and Imagining UAL 27 October 2018

Saturday 27 October 10am-5:30pm Lecture Theatre B London College of Communication Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB Free and open to all. Book your ticket here. Visible Justice: Collective Imaging and Imagining is the inaugural symposium of the Visible Justice research collective and will take place on Saturday, 27 October 2018 at London College of Communication, University of…

Four Legs Good by Jack Tan Leeds Town Hall 24 November 2018

Four Legs Good by Jack Tan Takes place at Leeds Town Hall On 24 November, three court hearings will take place at the times listed below. Please note: Anyone is welcome to attend all or part of any of the hearings – just drop in to the public gallery of the courtroom. You only need…

Call for Artists: 25th International Studio Program of the ACC Galerie Weimar deadline 1 November 2018

CALL FOR ENTRIES The ACC Galerie Weimar and the City of Weimar are happy to announce the theme for the 25th International Studio Program: “100 years of Bauhaus – on words and images and word-image art” Artists from around the world are invited to apply to live and work in Weimar for four-month periods starting…

CfP: Panel Art as Cultural Diplomacy Nice France 23-24 November 2018

Call for Papers for the Panel: Art as Cultural Diplomacy As part of 7th Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again 23 – 24 November 2018 Nice, Côte d’Azur, France Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15th of October 2018 Panel Organizer: Cassandra Sciortino, University of California, Santa Barbara Panel Description The panel Art as…

Making Space: An Exhibition of Squatting Trespass and Direct Housing Action Union St Cafe Sheffield 5-10 November 2018

Making Space: An Exhibition of Squatting, Trespass, and Direct Housing Action Union St Cafe, Sheffield, 5-10 November 2018, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences Access to housing, shelter, property, and space, is one of the most pressing challenges facing the UK today. From questions around social housing responsibilities and inequalities sparked by…

Call for lawyer art – The Conscious Lawyer submission deadline 31 August 2018

Dear friends, The fourth edition of The Conscious Lawyer online magazine is due for publication at the beginning of October and it would be great to receive any submissions of lawyer art, photography or poetry by Friday, 31 August 2018. Ideally, the work should either be created by someone in the legal field or, if not, at least have a…

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