Art/Law Features and Related Events

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…

‘Four Legs Good’ by Jack Tan Live Art Development Agency 16 May 2018

Pets, particularly dogs, are very welcome, Snacks and drinks for all creatures will be served. An evening about, with, and for Live Art and animals with the artists Shaun Caton, Jack Tan, Angela Bartram and Sibylle Peters. Shaun Caton’s Prancing Poodles and Preposterous Pugs is a visual tour through some of his extraordinary collection of vintage and…

Law and Arts in Crime Settings The 19th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRSL) Örebro University 23-25 May 2018

The 19th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRSL 2018) 23rd – 25th May, 2018 Hosted by Örebro University / Sweden  Website:  The 19th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRSL 2018) – School of Law, Psychology and Social work – Örebro University The 19th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRSL…

Art, advocacy and political responsibility: A conversation with photographic artist David Birkin London College of Communication 15 March 2018

6.30-8.30pm, followed by drinks in the Typo Cafe Registration starts at 6pm Free and open to all, but booking is required via Eventbrite. Artist David Birkin will be in conversation with Maya Foa, director of the human rights organisation Reprieve, and co-founder and filmmaker Paul Hamann, to discuss art, advocacy, and political responsibility. David will…

Feature: Jack Tan’s Law in the Limelight Series on Art/Law Network

The Art/Law Network website is very excited to serve as space for some of the fantastic discussions and performances of artist Jack Tan’s ‘Law in the Limelight’ series. Replicating the procedures of courtroom participation, Law in the Limelight collaboratively considers the performance and the performativity of justice.  See here for coverage of the series and…

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