24-01-2020 at 10am to 5pm
Location: National Museum Cardiff
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and the European Centre for Documentary Research, University of South Wales presents:
In response to the exhibitions presented in the Photography Season at Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, this conference will address the politics of photography in terms of its relationship to capital, consumerism and culture. The conference will include presentations from artists, theorists, historians and curators who will look at art and photography in terms of its economics, the art market, class structures, consumerism and commodity culture. The full list of confirmed speakers includes Julian Sander, Hilde Van Gelder, Russell Roberts, Amak Mahmoodian, Carey Young and Jean Wainwright.
Conference Schedule: Consumerism/Capital/Culture
09:00 – 09:30: Registration/Tea and coffee
09:30 – 09:45: Welcome: Dr. Bronwen Colquhoun (National Museum Cardiff) and
Professor Mark Durden (University of South Wales)
09:45 – 10:30: Hilde Van Gelder (Leuven University)
10:30 – 11:15: Amak Mahmoodian (artist)
11:15 – 11:45: TEA/COFFEE
11:45 – 12:30: Carey Young (artist and Slade School of Fine Art)
12:30 – 14:00: LUNCH
14:00 – 14:45: Julian Sander
14:45 – 15:30: Dr. Russell Roberts (independent curator)
15:30 – 15:45: TEA/COFFEE
15:45 – 16:30: Professor Jean Wainwright (University for the Creative Arts)
16:30 – 17:00: Closing Remarks
This is an English-language event but we are happy to provide Welsh-language facilitation. In order for us to arrange a facilitator, please e-mail email@example.com as soon as possible, and at least a week before the event.
Concession eligibility: unwaged, over 60s, anyone in full-time education with NUS card, disabled people.