Tuesday, 14 May 2013

On the Verge of Photography


On the Verge of Photography: Imaging, Mobile Art, Humans & Computers

24—25 May 2013

Centre for Fine Art Research (CFAR)
Birmingham City University



Keynote: Professor Barbara Bolt (Victorian College of Art, Univ Melbourne)
Click here for the programme

This conference, organised by CFAR and the CMCR in association with the journal Philosophy of Photography, is part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project 'Photography, Humans and Computers'.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

One Terabyte Of Kilobyte Age


CMCR's Katrina Sluis is curating 'One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age', a new exhibition by Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied at The Photographers' Gallery.  The exhibition showcases over 16,000 amateur home pages from the free web hosting service Geocities, last updated during the second half of the 1990s. 

The artists will be giving a talk on their work at the gallery on Friday 10 May at 7pm -- click here to book a place.

You can read a review of the show in Wired.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Exhibition tour of ‘Recognising Dorothy Mead’


Thursday 16 May, 7pm
(followed by late opening until 8.30pm)

Philip Vann will discuss Dorothy Mead’s work and give a personal tour of and response to Mead’s first solo exhibition in a public gallery: ‘Recognising Dorothy Mead: David Bomberg, the Slade, and After’, at Borough Road Gallery.

Philip Vann is a writer and art critic whose many publications include Dora Holzhandler, Cyril Power: The Complete Linocuts, Keith Vaughan, and Face to Face: British Self-Portraits in the 20th Century. He has written on Dorothy Mead’s work in both Face to Face and in the exhibition catalogue  for Dorothy Mead’s Boundary Gallery exhibition in 2005.

This event is free, but places are limited -- click here to book.