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CFP | Sculpture & Literature, 2021 New Voices Conference

20 - 21 October 2021, proposal deadline 3 Sept

Call for Proposals | Sculpture + Literature, 2021 New Voices Annual Conference for Postgraduate and Early Doctoral Researchers. In partnership with the Henry Moore Institute and University of Leeds. 20 – 21 October 202, online.

Centre of Alternative Technology | ‘Some Fresh and Saner Way of Living’: John Urry and Tim Coleridge

Thursday, 22 July 2021 18:00 - 20:00

The Centre of Alternative Technology (CAT) was founded in 1973 in an abandoned quarry in Wales, and has developed from an experimental residential community and visitor centre to an educational leader in renewable energy, sustainable food and green building. Long standing CAT member John Urry will share insights into CAT’s origins and development over time and Architect […]

CFP: Renaissance Medals and Exonumia, Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Dublin, 30 March-2 April 2022

30 March - 2 April 2022

Proposals are invited for a session (or sessions) dedicated to Renaissance medals and exonumia to be held at the annual Renaissance Society of America meeting Dublin, 30 March-2 April 2022. As small-scale, sculptural objects intended for circulation and dissemination, Renaissance medals represent one of the most abundant surviving forms of early modern material culture. Intended […]

Launch events | Engage Journal 45: Class and Inequality

July, 13 2021

Engage Journal 45: Class and Inequality 📚 Edited by Sarah Perks, Engage Journal 45: Class and Inequality explores issues of class, socio-economic disadvantage and inequality in relation to gallery education and engagement programmes and the related sector. Read Engage Journal 45 by clicking here: The Journal is free for members or can be purchased […]

Decolonising the Archive Webinar

28 September 2021, 6pm – 8pm BST, Online

This two-hour webinar from the Decolonising Arts Institute focuses on the theories and practices of decolonising archives. This webinar led by Dr Elisa Adami, Decolonising Arts Institute residency programme alumna and convenor, will explore what a critical praxis of decolonisation of the archive can look like, by focusing on a few examples from the fields […]

Global Britain: Decolonising Art’s Histories

09.00 -17.30, 21 June, online

Recordings of the fantastic papers and keynote by susan pui san lok from Day 1 of the 2021 Summer Symposium are now available to watch online. Each paper is 15 mins and the keynote is 50 mins.

Call for Papers: Worldviews | Latin American Art and the Decolonial Turn

4 Nov - 2 Dec 2021

  University of Cambridge, and TrAIN, University of the Arts London This online conference invites contributions from scholars, curators and artists to discuss how decoloniality acts as a frame of reference in the study of Latin American Art. Worldviews will examine how such a frame has developed over the past decade, notably through a progressive […]

Call for Papers: Avant-Garde Art on Paper in Europe, 1905-1950

23 March - 25 March 2022

The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, in collaboration with the University of Leuven and the Université Libre de Bruxelles, are organizing an international symposium on the role of paper in European avant-garde art during the first half of the 20th century. A wide variety of historical or classic avant-garde artists turned to paper […]

Call for Papers: Fashion and Function: Exploring the Protective Uses of Dress in Times of Crisis

24 September 2021

Dressing the Early Modern Network Conference Supported by King’s College London, online 11.00am GMT Fashion in the early modern period was both creative and innovative, changing as people responded to the world around them. In times of crisis the functionality of dress as a way of providing protection became a practical concern for people, whatever […]

Curating Art or Curating Artists | The Thorny Question of an Artist’s Biography

22 June, 6:30-8pm GMT

Watch a recording of the live event here.  How much should an artist’s life be used to frame our understanding and experience of their artwork? Critics have often been strict in their prescription that an art object must be separated from its sullied context, with a dose of sterile white space to allow visitors to […]