Thursday, 26 June 2014

Cultural Value and the Digital: Conference and Final Event

Monday 7 July 2014
10.00 – 17.00

Tate Modern, East Room

London South Bank University, The Royal College of Art and Tate
An Arts and Humanities Research Council Funded Project

Cultural Value and the Digital: Conference and Final Event

This event is free, but booking is required. (No tickets will be issued, please bring along your booking confirmation.)

Further Enquiries: Professor Andrew Dewdney 

Conference Programme

10.30 Welcome - Nigel Llewellyn, Head of Tate Research

10.40 Keynote - Professor Geert Lovink
Why, after a good two decades, does no (general) ‘internet theory’ exist? Are we all to blame? We need a contemporary network theory that reflects rapid changes and takes the critical and cultural dimension of technical media seriously

11.30 Cultural Value and the Digital: Practice, Policy and Theory - Research Findings - Victoria Walsh (Principal Investigator, Royal College of Art)

11.45 Museums & Digital Transformations: Opportunities and Risks
Chairs: Victoria Walsh / Emily Pringle (Co-investigator, Tate Learning)
Sam Jones (Tate) 
Hasan Bakhshi (Nesta) 
Paula la Dieu (prev. BFI / Mozilla) 
Lucy Sollitt (Arts Council of England) 

14.00 Digital Access and Co-Production: Research FindingsAndrew Dewdney (Co-investigator, London South Bank University)

14.15 Panel Discussion: Art, Media and Museums 
Chairs: Andrew Dewdney / Victoria Walsh
John Stack (Tate) 
Cally Spooner (Artist)  
Beryl Graham (University of Sunderland)

15.30 Panel Discussion: Cultural Value and the Network
Chair: Andrew Dewdney / Victoria Walsh
James Bridle (writer) 
Katrina Sluis (The Photographers' Gallery)
Rachael Falconer (The White Building)

16.30 Question and Answers / Summary DiscussionEmily Pringle  / Professor Nigel Llewellyn

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Miles Richmond: The Colour of Energy

Miles Richmond: The Colour of Energy Talk by Andrea Gates, Director and Archivist at Messum’s Fine Art Thursday 12 June 2014, 7 – 8.30pm
Free entry, booking strongly recommended. To book, please click here.
For this talk, Andrea Gates will discuss Miles Richmond’s Millennium Commission mural, which is sited in the London Road Building foyer, at London South Bank University. Gates will elucidate upon Richmond’s work and technique, the development of which culminates in this mural: one of the highlights of his career.
Andrea Gates is Director and Archivist at Messum’s Fine Art. She has been researching the work of Miles Richmond for two years, in preparation for Messum’s summer show of Richmond’s work (Messum’s Fine Art, London, 21 May-29 June 2014). Along with the catalogue produced for the show, this will be one of the first opportunities to hear about Gates’s research, with an emphasis on Miles Richmond and London South Bank University. This talk is timed to coincide both with Messum’s exhibition, and Borough Road Gallery’s research-focused exhibition which includes works by, and recording of interviews with, Richmond.