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Imogen Stidworthy, Sacha, 2011. Video still.

Listening – a Hayward Touring Curatorial Open Exhibition

12th December 201514th February 2016

Sam Belinfante, University Academic Fellow in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, curates a Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition this winter.

February 2016

Image: Valie Export, Hyperbulie, 1973. Courtesy of the artist.

Critical researches into capitalism, its cultures, histories…

10th February 2016, 12.30pm5.30pm

Join us for a symposium on the theme of Capitalism's bodies, with speakers Rose-Anne Gush, Gill Park, Tom Hastings and Claire Hope, followed by our reading group looking at Vladimir Lenin's Materialism & Empirio-Criticism.
The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers (2015) Image courtesy of Yuki Yamamoto and Kate MacGarry, London.

Visiting Artist's Talk - Ben Rivers

10th February 2016, 2.00pm3.30pm

Ben Rivers is an award winning artist and filmmaker represented by Kate MacGarry Gallery in London.
Images of the Guardian

Negative Positives: Reading Race and Violence in the Media

16th February 2016, 1.00pm2.00pm

In this seminar, artist and curator Lubaina Himid (Professor of Contemporary Art, University of Central Lancashire) will talk about her nine-year analysis of representations of Black people in the Guardian.
La Galerie de l'hostel royal des Gobelins©Trustees of the British Museum

A thin red line: the painted interior in early modern England

16th February 2016, 5.15pm

You are invited to an Eighteenth Century Studies Seminar organised by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies alongside the School of History, with speaker Dr Richard Johns (University of York).
Image © Marina Cotugno

Research Seminar - Silver & Salvation: Colonial Excess and Baroque Naples

17th February 2016, 4.00pm6.00pm

Join us for the latest in our research seminar series when we welcome guest speaker Helen Hills (University of York) with Richard Checketts (University of Leeds) as discussant.
Image science and the illustrated book seminar

Science and the illustrated book

23rd February 2016, 4.00pm6.00pm

Organised by the Centre for the Comparative History of Print (Centre ChoP) as part of the Cultures of the Book Sadler Seminar Series, with speakers Dr Eva Frojmovic and David Alexander.
Cerro Ricco at Potsoi, Bolivia (Mhwater 2002). Source: Wikimedia Commons

Research Seminar Series - The Silver & the Cross

24th February 2016, 12.00pm2.00pm

Join us for a discussion of Harun Farocki’s The Silver & the Cross (Das Silber und das Kreuz, 2010), introduced by Gail Day of the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies).