Programme

Provisional Programme  |  Friday, 4 November 2011
Location: Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, 14 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW Please note that while all speakers are confirmed, the programme is subject to change.

9.15–9.45am        Registration

9.45–10.00am      Welcome

10.00am               Keynote

Chris Berry (Goldsmiths, University of London)
The Precarious Gesture: Yang Fudong between China and the International Art Scene

10.50am               Coffee break

11.10am               Panel I  Homeless Art
(Chaired by Richard Wigley, City University London)

Juliet Steyn (City University London)
The Blind Spots of  Representation: The Difficulty of Reading

Isaac Julien (Turner Prize nominee)
Rehearsals of Discontent

Anthony Gardner (University of Melbourne)
Exhibitions on the Move: Biennales, Borderlines and Politics of Itinerancy

12.45–1.30pm      Lunch
Plus, an opportunity to view the Yang Fudong exhibition.

1.30pm                 Panel II  Placing the Gaze
(Chaired by Zeena Feldman, City University London)

Marianne Franklin (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Visible Veil Dressing and the Gender Geopolitics of ‘What (Not) to Wear’

Shani Orgad (London School of Economics)
The Horse, the Stranger and the Therapist: Media and Estrangement in the Age of New Visibility

Alan Ingram (University College London)
Experimenting with Geopolitics: Contemporary Art Practice and Global Political Space

3.05pm                 Coffee break

3.25pm                 Panel III  Between the Here and There
                             (Chaired by Irida Ntalla, City University London)

Rachel Garfield (University of Kent)
The Contingencies of in-between through Video

Janet Harbord (Queen Mary, University of London)
Ghosts, Animals, Aliens: Cultural Translation in the Films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Philip Crang (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Textures of Displacement: Local Sites, Global Stuff

5.00pm                 Closing Remarks

5.15-7.00pm         Wine Reception
And a further opportunity to view the exhibition.

Register for Politics of Visibility: Mediating the Global, Local, and the In-between in London, United Kingdom  on Eventbrite

The conference organisers are Zeena Feldman, Richard Wigley and Irida Ntalla. They can be contacted by email.

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