Photography Conference: Capital/ Consumerism/Culture

24-01-2020 at 10am to 5pm

Location: National Museum Cardiff

Audience: Public

Cost: £20-£30

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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and the European Centre for Documentary Research, University of South Wales presents:

Capital/ Consumerism/Culture

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 events@museumwales.ac.uk 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.