Art/Law Features and Related Events

Architectures of Migrant Displacement Detention and Death Birkbeck School of Law London Monday 11 June 2018

This event that may be of interest. It features the Birkbeck School of Law’s Artist in Residence 2017/18, Tings Chak. Architectures of Migrant Displacement, Detention, and Death Monday, 11 June, 3-5pm (venue TBC) Speakers: Tings Chak (Birkbeck School of Law Artist in Residence 2017/18), Lorenzo Pezzani (Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London), and…

Art & Diversity – Closing Event SEAS The Other House Exhibition BMECP Centre Brighton Sunday 27 May 2018

Iranian, Syrian, Palestinian & Israeli… no, it is not a start of a joke. These are some of the artists who exhibiting in the cutting edge exhibition “The Other House”, curated by Counterpoints Arts and SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon, Brighton. The exhibition concentrates on social and political art as well as participatory practices….

The Hostile Environment Tour Workshop at the Who Are We? Project Tate Exchange London 23-27 May 2018

Hostile Environment Tour The Hostile Environment Tour takes you around ten key ‘sites’ where the border is enacted in our communities, public and private services. Each site explains how the hostile environment is enforced, and how it makes some people border guards and criminalises others. Walking around the sites will help understand the web of immigration…

The Language of Law Dr Susan Schuppli & Carey Young UCL Festival of Culture London Tuesday 5 June 2018

The Language of Law | 12:30 – 14:00 | Main Quad Temporary Pop Up 101 Dr Susan Schuppli, Goldsmiths Department of Visual Cultures; Carey Young, UCL Slade School of Fine Art Words have been termed the ‘essential tools of law’. The language of law creates a culture and ‘world’ of its own, in which neutrality…

Birkbeck School of Law Archive Launch & ‘Instituting Archives’ (25th Anniversary Events) 1 June 2018

Join Birkbeck School of Law Archive, collated by Dr Piyel Haldar, celebrating a one day symposium exploring the relationship between archives and the file in relation to law and institutions. What is at stake in instituting an archive? Are institutions able to profit from the their own academic secretions? At one level, archives are no…

Law and the Arts: Staging Law, Performing Trials CRASSH 3 July 2018

3 July 2018, 14:30 – 17:30 Main Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College   Registration for this event is now open. The event is free to attend but registration is required. Those registering for the associated conference Law and Poetics in Early Modern England and Beyond will automatically be registered for this event. Registration will close on Monday…

CfP: Art/Law Stream Critical Legal Conference The Open University 6-8 September 2018

The Art/Law Network is at this year’s CLC – coincidentally titled Art/Law where we are running a stream! Stream Organisers: Lucy Finchett-Maddock (Sussex) and Sean Mulcahy (Warwick) Submission of Abstracts: clc@artlawnetwork.org Milton Keynes, despite its brutalist architecture, has a rich history of art and culture. It is home to Liz Leyh’s sculpture Concrete Cows, artwork by local…

London Craft Week – Protecting design: what exactly is “artistic craftsmanship”? Wednesday 9 May 2018

London Craft Week – Protecting design: what exactly is “artistic craftsmanship”? The Simmons & Simmons IP group is hosting an evening seminar as part of London Craft Week and we should be delighted if you would join us. In 2017, changes to UK copyright law gave designers of works of ‘artistic craftsmanship’ the same enhanced…

Forum on DIY Culture and Autonomous Spaces TAA London Saturday 5 May 2018

Forum on DIY Culture and Autonomous Spaces TAA London 2018 Saturday 5th May 2-7pm The forum on DIY Culture and Autonomous Spaces brings together academics, activists, squatters and organisers to discuss different aspects of cultural free-spaces and squatting activism. The afternoon of talks will cover topics such as paradoxes of hierarchy and authority within squatter…

Rethinking Artists’ Rights Roundtable Pioneer Works April 18, May 15, June 18 Brooklyn, NY

Rethinking Artists’ Rights Roundtable series at Pioneer Works April 18 // May 15 // June 18 // 7-9pm  159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY Artists played a pivotal role in protests and government hearings on resale royalties, moral rights, and free speech during the 1960s-90s, but the legacy and relevance of that activism remains under-discussed. Since…

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