Art/Law Features and Related Events

Imaginal Politics Imaginal Laws New School New York 1 February 2020

New School Klein Room (66 w. 12th Street) New York

ASSEMBLY: EXTRACTABLE MATTERS University of Westminster Fri 29 – Sat 30 November 2019

Assembly: Extractable Matters is a two-day gathering at the University of Westminster that brings together artists, academics, activists and human rights experts to collectively explore the politics of extraction across the globe and the role that its operations play on environmental, ecopolitical and societal levels. 29 November 5.30 – 8.30pm (£5/£3 concession) BOOK 30 November…

Photography After Capitalism! Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts Brighton 21 Nov 2019

Photography After Capitalism!   Thu, 21 November 2019 18:00 – 20:00 Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex   Ever wondered what the world after capitalism is going to look like? Join co-founder and CEO of the Institute for Disruptive Image Economies – a semi-fictional start up specialising in ‘the creative production, efficient…

CfP Art, Letters, & Law: Resistance through creative mediums Law Society Association Conference Deadline for Abstracts 20 November 2019

There is an art and law panel being proposed next year at the LSA, Law & Society Association, scheduled for May 28-31 in Denver, Colorado, United States. The deadline for submissions is 20 November and there is a need for 2-3 more papers. This proposed panel explores human expressions of the arts as a resistance…

Law and Humanities Roundtable 2020 Call for Papers University of Southampton 3 July 2020

Law and Humanities Roundtable 2020   CALL FOR PAPERS University of Southampton, Friday 3rd July 2020 Theme: Law, the Senses and Beyond   This second annual Law and Humanities roundtable invites original paper presentations on the relationship between law and the senses, marking 250 years since the birth of Beethoven. Beethoven’s life and music are…

Photography, Space & Violence: a Workshop Birkbeck College 13 December 2019

13 December, 10.00-5.00. The Cinema, Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square. A collaboration between Birkbeck Research Centres: the Centre for History and Theory of Photography; the Centre for Architecture, Space & Society and the Birkbeck Institute for Humanities. This workshop is focused on photography as a tool for representing places where routine or traumatic violence unfolded….

Creative Methodologies and Law: Critical Feminist Reading Group SOAS University of London Nov-Dec 2019

We would like to invite you to the Creative Methodologies and Law: Critical Feminist Reading Group. The reading group engages creative approaches to law, asking how they might provide space for marginalised experiences of violence, whilst centring feminist methodologies of care. The reading group will draw on contemporary feminist critical legal theory, whilst engaging a…

Law and Humanities Summer School The University of Hong Kong 8-13 June 2020

ABOUT The Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Arts at the University of Hong Kong will hold its first law and humanities summer school, 8-13 June 2020. This week-long event is open to post-graduate research students and early career academics from any discipline, based anywhere in the world, who are working at the intersection…

Book Launch Joan Kee Models of Integrity Birkbeck College 3 October 2019

When: 3 October 2019, 18:30 — 20:30 Venue: External, NYU London, 6 Bedford Square Book your place now Models of Integrity examines art that critically engaged with its production, circulation and exhibition through the deployment of law as a medium. Joan Kee (University of Michigan) will be in discussion with Carey Young (visual artist and…

Carey Young La Loge Brussels: Palais de Justice 4 September 2019

La Loge, Brussels Palais de Justice by Carey Young Opening: Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 6pm to 9pm Palais de Justice (2017) is a video installation which Carey Young shot covertly at the Palais de Justice in Brussels. Contradicting the familiar patriarchal culture of law, the camera depicts female judges and lawyers at court, filmed through…

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…

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