Art/Law Features and Related Events

Maybe ‘Art Not Evidence’ – the arguments for limiting the use of rap music as evidence in criminal trials Sussex Law School 7 March 2024

Maybe ‘ Art Not Evidence’ – the arguments for limiting the use of rap music as evidence in criminal trials. Please see the attached flyer and sign up information including more details about the topic and Keir’s fascinating background. I would be grateful if you could publicise this to students on your relevant course/module pages,…

CfP: 100 years of banning cameras in court SOAS University of London Deadline 5 April 2024

The law organises its operations in highly visual forms; it carefully curates and cultivates its own scopic regime. From courtroom architecture and rituals to ornate judicial costumes, law relies on images to convey its sovereignty, power, authority, legitimacy, authenticity and majesty. And yet, as scholars have shown, law’s relation with images remains deeply fraught. 2025…

Sonic Rebellions: Sound and Social Justice Symposium 5 June 2024 University of Brighton (UK) 12 June 2024 The London School of Economics (UK)

Sonic Rebellions: Sound and Social Justice Symposium 2024 5th June 2024, University of Brighton (UK) 12th June 2024, The London School of Economics (UK) About the Events In a collaboration between the University of Brighton and The London School of Economics, two successive Sonic Rebellions symposiums are bringing together sonic rebels to offer new perspectives…

IMMA ‘Right?’ Talk with Başak Ertür & Banu Cennetoğlu Saturday 24 Feb 2024

TALKS & SCREENING RIGHT? WITH BAŞAK ERTÜR & BANU CENNETOĞLU To coincide with presenting Right? by Banu Cennetoğlu, we invite critical legal scholar Başak Ertür to give a talk, followed by a conversation with the artist, and a screening of the documentary EREN, 2023. Join our guests as we explore interdisciplinary interests in the relationship…

‘Representing Law’ Research Committee on Sociology of Law (RCSL) Conference Bangor University September 2-6 2024

The Research Committee on the Sociology of Law (RCSL, https://rcsl.hypotheses.org/) is part of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and on this occasion hosted by Bangor University. Founded in 1884, Bangor is a medium-sized research university in a small city surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty. The School of History, Law and Social Sciences…

New School Public Program and Event Highlights February 2024

This newsletter features highlights from the robust line-up of public events happening at The New School in February. Be sure to visit the Events Calendar to view the full line up of lectures, exhibitions, concerts, and performances.   Missed an event? Check out our YouTube channel to view select events. FEBRUARY 1, 2024 AT 9:00 AM…

CfP Law Culture and Humanities 2024 Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference UBC May 17-18 2024

Call For Papers Every year, the Association holds it annual conference, usually a two-day affair, as well as a graduate student workshop, usually held on the day before the annual conference. You will find submission guidelines for the annual conference as well as directions to apply to the graduate student workshop below. These are handled…

Casco Art Institute Climate Justice Code

The book and digital publication Climate Justice Code: For artists, art workers, and arts organisations situated in the Global North is available now! You can download a free digital version of the publication here. The physical version will soon be in bookshops and art institutions in the Netherlands and beyond. To already obtain a copy at our…

The Art & Law Program 3-Day Intensive Austin Texas 2024

Applications for The Art & Law Program’s 3-Day Intensive in Austin, Texas are now live. The Intensive will take place in February 2024. About the Program. Applications.

Machine Listening Event Legal Otologies | Hear Law Sound Westminster Law & Theory Lab 5 December 2023

Legal Otologies | Hear Law Sound is a series of residencies at the Westminster Law & Theory Lab, Westminster Law School, University of Westminster, hosted by Julia Chryssostalis and Dr Danilo Mandic. The residencies provide a platform through which to examine the ear in law – its structures, functions, practices, lexicons and locations – and…

Root & Branch – How five shillings, faith and belief inspired the beginning of the Probation Service Touring Exhibition 2023 – 2024

Probation Exhibition Visiting Wales ‘Root & Branch – How five shillings, faith and belief inspired the beginning of the Probation Service’ is a collaboration between the Probation Service and Englesea Brook Museum and Chapel. It will run until summer 2024. The Probation Service was initially founded with a five-shilling donation in the courts of Victorian…

Entropi Arddangosfa / Exhibition Cei Llechi Caernarfon 26 – 30 November 2023

5 – 8pm, 26.11.2023 Stiwdio Gelf / Art Studio Cei Llechi, Caernarfon Ar agor / Open daily 10am – 4pm 27 – 30.11.2023 Tocyn / Ticket – Eventbrite Manon Awst, Lucy F-M, Anders Hultkvist, Distant Animals, Catrin Menai, Gwenllian Spink a nifer o berfformwyr yn cynnwys / and many performers including: Zoë Skoulding, Sarah Pogoda, Lee…

CfP In the Thick of Images: Law History and the Visual University of Lucerne Deadline 19 January 2024

In the Thick of Images: Law, History, and the Visual Conference Monday 10 + Tuesday 11 June 2024 University of Lucerne  CALL FOR PAPERS  “Suppose that whatever we’ve done, felt, and thought has always happened in the thick of images.” (Anand Pandian, Reel Word: An Anthropology of Creation)  The ‘visual turn’ has long been turning in critical…

Law as Performance Westminster Law and Theory Lab Friday 10 November 2023

Law as Performance A workshop/symposium on the intersection between law and performance art, with performances and presentations.   Friday, 10th November 2023 13:00 – 18:00+drinks   Is all law a performance? Are rights just a way of performing our legal humanity? Is performance art as a practice similar to that of law? Are we interested…

meta-meta: book of instructions Misha Ilin Book Show 14 October –18 November 2023

meta-meta: book of instructions by Misha Ilin An artist book exploring instruction-based practices Book show: October 14–November 18, 2023 Washington Project for the Arts 2124 8th Street NW Washington, DC 20001 United States Hours: Thursday–Saturday 1–6pm T +1 202 234 7103 info@wpadc.org www.wpadc.org Instagram Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) is pleased to present meta-meta:…

Book Launch Peter Goodrich Vision in Decision – Judicial Uses of Images of Law October 4 6.30pm GST

Please be invited to the latest publication of Professor Peter Goodrich, Cardozo Law School. This will be online at 6.30pm GST October 4th. Zoom link:  https://nyu.zoom.us/j/95509541835                  

Before Law – Screening of Ohan Breiding and Shoghig Halajian: The Rebel Body

Ohan Breiding and Shoghig Halajian The Rebel Body September 5–30, 2023 before-law.com The film, The Rebel Body (2019), by Ohan Breiding and Shoghig Halajian will be exhibited in the Before Law screening room from September 5–30, 2023. Conceived by artists Sharlene Bamboat and Alexis Kyle Mitchell, Before Law is a research site for practitioners invested…

CODES C Magazine Issue 55

cmagazine.com Instagram As sets of visible and invisible instructions, codes move within and beyond the digital imaginary. Expanding on codes as ethical, social, political, and legal boundaries, the fall 2023 issue of C Magazine probes the visual culture of codes as reflections of the world’s existing mechanics, and as ways of reimagining the future. Features,…

Narratives of Law in the Exhibition Space Liverpool Law School 7-8 September 2023

Exhibition spaces live a contradictory existence. Museums often represent hegemonic norms and/or state policy. At the same time, state-funded spaces can be subverted through protest or other interventions which fundamentally challenge a state’s self-image. Smaller, independent exhibits can also disrupt the state’s self-narrative. Such interventions do not speak solely to the ‘reason’ and ‘logic’ of…

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