In cooperation with ArtsFest at the University of Wolverhampton, we are pleased to present a conversation with Hammad Nasar, John Roberts, Gábor Erlich, Waiwai Chan and Maria Mkrtycheva on the British Art Show 9 and socially engaged art.
The talk will preview BAS9 in Wolverhampton (Jan 22-10 Oct 2021), and the other tour venues, Aberdeen (10 July-10 Oct 2021), Manchester (13 May-4 Sept 2022) and Plymouth (8 Oct-23 Dec, 2022). The event is organised by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Horizon 2020 FEINART training programme (The Future of European Independent Art Spaces in a Period of Socially Engaged Art) and the Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton.
Hammad Nasar: Co-curator with Irene Aristizábal of British Art Show 9, Senior freelance Research Fellow at the Paul Mellon Centre and co-organiser with Sarah Victoria Turner of London, Asia, research project. He was also the initial Director of the Stuart Hall Foundation (2018-19) and in 2015 curated, Excessive Enthusiasm: Ha Bik Chuen and the Archive as Practice (2015), at the Asia Art Archive.
John Roberts: Prof. Art & Aesthetics, University of Wolverhampton, Project Manager of FEINART, and the author of a number of books including: The Reasoning of Unreason: Universalism, Capitalism and Disenlightenment (Bloomsbury, 2018) and Capitalism and the Limits of Desire (Bloomsbury 2021).
Gábor Erlich: artist and writer and FEINART Early-Stage Researcher in socially engaged art and political economy.
Waiwai Chan: artist and FEINART Early-Stage Researcher in decolonialization and socially engaged art.
Maria Mkrtycheva: curator and FEINART Early-Stage Researcher in pedagogy, direct democracy and socially engaged art.
For additional information about the British Art Show 9, please find them here – British Art Show 9
This lecture can be booked for free via Eventbrite through the following link – Book Tickets