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…

Parle à main Européen

Parle à main Européen Parle à main Européen by speculative designer/artist Monique Grimord, as part of the creative duo Imagination of Things. Parle à main Européen is a critical alternative tour at the European Parliament, and one reminiscent of an art/law enquiry. The title is a word play with the French expression Parle à ma main,…

Art for International Law – Freedom Flotilla

by James Godfrey James Godfrey is a member of the Art/Law Network and part of the Campaign and Media Team of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition Responding to ongoing calls from Gaza to break the Israeli blockade deemed illegal under international law, four Freedom Flotilla boats have recently set sail in July 2018 from different ports in Scandinavia. After…

Interview with Amanda Perry-Kessaris

  Interview by Swastee Ranjan For this issue, I interviewed Amanda Perry-Kessaris who is a Professor at the School of Law, University of Kent. She is a researcher with qualifications in law, economics and graphic design who has is interested in provoking and facilitating researchers to make legal their research visible and tangible in images…

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…

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