Vikki Bell at ‘The Aesthetics of Witnessing’

Vikki Bell will be speaking at The Aesthetics of Witnessing: A Conversation about Violence and the Challenges of its Representation, a roundtable discussion accompanying the launch of a new exhibition “Tejas Verdes: I was not there“, for the Birkbeck, University of London Department of Psychosocial Studies Summer Programme 2016. Visit Eventbrite to book your tickets.   Continue reading Vikki Bell at ‘The Aesthetics of Witnessing’

Imagine This! Art as a Forum for Truth-telling

Last week Vikki Bell gave the final talk entitled ‘Imagine This! Art as a Forum for Truth-telling’ at the University of Essex’s ‘Argentina 1976-2016’ week: Argentina 1976-2016: Activism, Memorialisation and Complicity. This was  followed by a short film presentation of Buena memoria on the work of Marcelo Brodsky. The above shows Marcelo working on an image … Continue reading Imagine This! Art as a Forum for Truth-telling

‘Theatres of Learning Disability: Good, Bad or Plain Ugly?’ Book Launch

22 March, 5.30pm, George Wood Theatre. Hosted by the Disability Research Centre Dr Matt Hargrave (Northumbria University) will be in conversation with Jonathan Meth (Project Dramaturg, Crossing The Line, Disability Research Centre, Goldsmiths and Expert Adviser to Ambitious About Autism), and Artist Jez Colborne (Mind the Gap). About the book This is the first scholarly … Continue reading ‘Theatres of Learning Disability: Good, Bad or Plain Ugly?’ Book Launch

Decolonizing Higher Education: Black Feminism and the Intersectionality of Race and Gender

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUZTFnQOpMU] Heidi Mirza examines the professional experiences of postcolonial diasporic black and ethnicized female academics in higher education. Video via Faculti. For a chance to hear more and ask question sign up for the event on March 17 . Continue reading Decolonizing Higher Education: Black Feminism and the Intersectionality of Race and Gender