Art/Law Stream at the Critical Legal Conference

  The Sculpture Walk   From 6-8 September we were delighted to host our first (and hopefully not last!) fantastic Art/Law Stream at the Critical Legal Conference, this year hosted by the Open University Law School, Milton Keynes. We had some brilliant interventions on the art/law/aesthetics/politics intersection, from scoping legal objects and artefacts with Swastee…

Research Methods in Environmental Law – Launched!

by Dr Victoria Brooks, Lecturer in Law, University of Westminster On 17 May, Research Methods in Environmental Law, edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos and Victoria Brooks, was officially launched at the University of Westminster.  The event took place in a small lecture theatre, with some wonderful quick-fire and occasionally dramatic contributions from some of the authors from…

Art/Law Network at the Critical Legal Conference 2018

This year’s Critical Legal Conference is at The Open University, Milton Keynes, 6-8 September.  The is regeneration, and as the conference webpage cites: “Drawing inspiration from the visions, strategies and conflicts that engendered the creation of Milton Keynes and The Open University at the end of the 1960s, and reflecting on recent conference themes at…

Guess Who? The Law Behind your Favourite USS Strike Memes

Wondering where some of your favourite memes during the USS strike have come from?  Who the creative mind behind the inspired ‘Do you Believe in Life after Work’ that has made its way up and down the country in the last few weeks? Anna, the law behind the memes! Well, it’s no other than the…

Breaking Law’s Fourth Wall

Breaking Law’s Fourth Wall by Sean Mulcahy Law in the Limelight has been a series of workshops built in many ways on emerging legal performance scholarship,[1] exploring the relationship between theatre, performance and law. The third workshop in the series focused on the fourth wall, the invisible and imagined wall that exists between the audience…

Jack Tan’s Law in the Limelight Series published on the Art/Law Network Website

Developing insights on law through performance and theatre practice with Jack Tan’s Law in the Limelight series “Courts are heterotopic because society needs a space where a change of state or personhood happens: often quite severe and violent changes such as the removal of children, immigrants, refugees, incarceration and extradition.” Amy Linford, Architect and Participant…

‘Art Strike!’ with Art/Law Network & others Sussex UCU Strike Events 5 March 2018

‘Art Strike!’ with Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock, Dr Micheál O’Connell, Dr Eleftheria Lekakis, Art/Law Network & others 14.30 – 16.30 5 March, Mandela Hall, Falmer House Come and join us on the picket lines for a practical teach in/out on art strikes, the uses of art/law and radical pedagogy during the long crisis in higher education! FOR A REGULARLY…

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