Politicized Practice/Anarchist/Theatre and Performance Research Group    What does Citizenship mean in the 21st century? Protest, papers, politics  Dr Nina Power, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy University of Roehampton, London 1pm Wednesday 25 April Martin Hall MHL117a/b   This talk will example the technical and activist definitions of citizenship in relation to the possibility of protest, belonging…

For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet Invitation to participate in a public symposium

For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet Invitation to participate in a public symposium Friday May 26, 2017 Loughborough University   Keynote: Mark McGowan, aka Artist Taxi Driver and Chunkymark   We invite you to respond to the idea, concept, format, aesthetic, function, relevance, purpose or history of the political pamphlet. Presentations will take two…

Contemporary Art and Democracy

A talk by Dr Emma Mahony (School of Visual Culture, National College of Art and Design, Dublin) Wednesday, 14 December, School of the Arts, English and Drama, Edward Barnsley room 63.1.07 Dr. Emma Mahony is a Lecturer in the School of Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. From 2004-8 she…

Exhibition as an Act of Resistance

A talk by Marina Maximova, PhD researcher PHIR 10am Wednesday 18 May – Edward Barnsley 63.1.08, School of the Arts, English and Drama, Loughborough University   This presentation will address exhibition strategies developed by unofficial artists in Moscow as a way to resist hegemony of Socialist Realism. It will focus on ‘dissident’ artists who were forced…

Into Action: the Politics of Play and Participation

Friday 20 May 2016, 10.00 – 16.00 Primary, 33 Seely Road, Nottingham NG7 1NU Cost: £5 + booking fee (including lunch) This one-day event at Primary, is inspired by the radical political roots of Action Space – a collective of artists, performers, dancers and musicians working in the community, set up in 1968 in London…