Art/Law Features and Related Events

Private View – out(Law) Art/Law Network Exhibition SEAS Brighton 7 September 2019

out(Law) Sometimes we are outside, very rarely are we in. Hitting the highway and running for the hills may seem the most Butch Cassidy of remedies, in true renegade form. But these days, can we ever get outside law? Scroll on our screens and we find T’s&C’s, we wrench at those who are encamped and…

Practice and Process – Inaugural Art/Law Journal Symposia SEAS Brighton 16 September 2019

PRACTICE AND PROCESS Following the theme of the first issue of the Art/Law Journal, we are holding an inaugural and informal day of discussions, enactions, interventions on understandings of practice and process very broadly defined. We are looking for practitioners and agitators of all kinds to come along and present/perform in an ‘unconference’ on questions…

Applications open for the Art & Law Program New York August 16 2019

Applications now being accepted for the Art & Law Program in Brooklyn, New York: Taking into consideration recent socio-cultural and political-economic developments in art, law, and education, starting in the fall of 2019 the Program will transition to an intensive three-day colloquium that will focus on specific art and law topics. In the fall 2019,…

Legal Materiality Research Network Concluding Conference London 9-10 January 2020

Date: 9 – 10 January 2020 Place: Warburg Institute, Woburn Place, London, UK Call closes: 18 August 2019 Proposal format: 
500 words maximum Over the last two years, the AHRC Legal Materiality Research Network has brought together cross-disciplinary scholars who have examined law’s relation to its constitutive materials. Network members analysed and discussed the meaning…

Law and Humanities Roundtable University of Warwick 29 June 2019

Law and Humanities Roundtable 2019 29 June, University of Warwick  —  Programme  09:30 Welcome and Registration 10:00 Session One 11:30 Refreshments 12:00 Session Two 13:30 Lunch 14:30 Session Three 16:00 Refreshments 16:30 Discussion and Reflection 17:00 End  —  Session One  Trauma Narrative, Testimony, and Comics Golnar Nabizadeh, University of Dundee  Reflections on Sexual Violence, Law,…

Graphic Justice Conference – Drawing the Human: Law Comics Justice Queensland Australia 28-29 Nov 2019

The 2019 conference of the Graphic Justice Research Alliance will be hosted by the USC School of Law and Criminology, University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. The conference explores the theme Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice and will run on the 28th and 29th November 2019. The conference seeks to examine the role…

‘Thursday War’ Margareta Kern Conversation School of Law Birkbeck Thursday 27 Jun 2019

Thursday War, Margareta Kern Conversation/round table with the artist-in-residence School of Law, Birkbeck Thursday 27th June, 3-5pm CLO 203 Please join us for a conversation with the artist-in-residence Margareta Kern, who welcomes your input as she considers filing a compensation claim to the Ministry of Defence as part of her work-in-progress Thursday War. Kern has…

Refugee Week and With By and About Exhibition at SEAS / BMECP Brighton June 2019

SEAS is hosting a unique exhibition and events for refugee week, with work by BME artists of refugee or migrant background. The exhibition “With, By & About: Refugees & Socially Engaged Art Practices” will take place from June 12th to July 12th, with two public and free events on Wednesay June the 19th, 6-8pm and…

Art & Law Program Fall 2019 Dates Announced

Taking into consideration recent socio-cultural and political-economic developments in art, law, and education, starting in the fall of 2019 the Program will transition to an intensive three-day colloquium that will focus on specific art and law topics. In the fall 2019, the Program will examine artists’ legacies and artists’ estates through the lens of tangible…

Sound Proofs CHASE PhD workshop Goldsmiths Visual Cultures + Centre for Research Architecture / Kent Law School 12 June 2019

Sound Proofs 1000 – 1800 | 12 June 2019 RHB 312 Goldsmiths, University of London SOUND PROOFS is a one-day CHASE workshop that brings a diverse set of participants together to reflect upon the ways in which the sonic realm both engages in forms of contemporary truth production and is in turn conditioned by new…

Migrants in Culture National Survey

Migrants in Culture is a network of migrant cultural workers and allies organising against the UK Home Office Hostile Environment Policy. We have launched a national survey to map the impact of the Hostile Environment Policy on the cultural sector. This survey is aimed at ALL those working and studying in the cultural sector. Why? We…

Heart/Homeless – The Art of Manal Deeb P21 Gallery 5 April – 18 May 2019

Heart/Homeless The Art of Manal Deeb   Exhibition Launch and meet the artist: Thursday, 4th April 2019, 18:30 – 21:00 Exhibition Dates: 5th April – 18th May 2019   Curated by: Dagmar Painter Artist: Manal Deeb   In her first solo exhibition in London, Heart/Homeless, Manal Deeb expands upon the themes of exile and identity that have…

reACT Open Call for UK-Based Art Students and Emerging Artists

P21 Gallery is excited to announce an OPEN CALL for our ‘reACT’ programme! Supported by Amal (a Saïd Foundation programme), we invite UK art students & emerging artists aged 30 and under to submit their work to be considered for ‘reACT’ exhibitions taking place in September & November 2019. The ‘reACT’ programme has been established to promote and…

Soft Power Exhibition Brighton Festival 2019

Soft Power is the theme adopted by a group of artists, working in different disciplines. The most common associations between the term Soft Power and art have to do with state support for artistic activity which fits with an agenda or ideology. Famously, during the Cold War period in the late 1940s through to the…

International Symposium Soot Breath: On Land, Law and Bodies Goldsmiths University of London Saturday 18 May 2019

International symposium: Soot Breath: On Land, Law and Bodies Saturday 18 May 2019 10am – 6.30pm Goldsmiths University of London Registration fee £2, book here What if we image the world as a textured canvas without fixed points, lines, or planes?  What if we re/de/compose the world as a dis/continuous assemblage of material figures, which…

Artist Talk Carey Young Towner Art Gallery Eastbourne Sat 25 May 2019

In this talk Carey Young will discuss her practice, including the context, background research and ‘making of’ in the development of her video work Palais de Justice (2017), currently exhibited at Towner.   The New York Times termed Palais de Justice  ‘a distinctly feminist view of jurisprudence… sensitive and bleak’. Artforum reviewed the piece as ‘mesmerizing’ and ‘transfixing’, with Young’s cinematography…

Visible Justice: Embodied Activism – Symposium London College of Communication May 3 2019

To mark the closing of Visible Justice, presented by London College of Communication’s Media School for its annual public showcase, join us for a symposium addressing the issues raised by the collaborative multimedia artworks in the exhibition. Featuring artists Poulomi Basu, David Birkin and Sim Chi Yin, Reprieve director Maya Foa, human rights lawyer Sultana Tafada,…

Young Blood: Knife Crime and Restorative JusticeLondon College of Communication April 30 2019

Discussion and film screening. Tuesday 30 April, 6-9.30pm Free and open to all – booking essential Book tickets Part of Visible Justice, join journalists, youth workers, experts, and activists for a roundtable discussion about knife crime and restorative justice, followed by a screening of Edmund Clark’s film ‘Oresteia’, created in collaboration with the men of HMP Grendon…

Visible Justice London College of Communication April 16 2019

Tuesday 16 April, 6-9pm Free and open to all – booking essential Book Launch Night tickets Join us to celebrate the launch of Visible Justice, an exhibition and events programme exploring social justice in national and international contexts presented by London College of Communication’s Media School. The Launch Night will include a welcome address, followed by…

Speculative Legal Futures and the Poetic Testimony of Violence Brooklyn NY April 4th 2019

A lecture – performance at Vera List Center for Art and Politics in Brooklyn, New York. Thursday, April 4, 20197:30– – 9:00 pm, reception to followUnionDocs322 Union Ave Brooklyn, NY$10 admission, purchase tickets here, New School students, faculty and staff receive free admission with ID. 2018-2020 Vera List Center Fellow, artist and researcher, Helene Kazan gives a lecture-performance introducing…

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