Helsinki Photomedia 2016: A conference about photographic materialities by Andrea Jaeger

Helsinki Photomedia 2016: A conference about photographic materialities by Andrea Jaeger

Jon Malis, Installation view, Camden Arts Centre London In April, I attended Helsinki Photomedia 2016, the third international photography research conference dedicated to ‘Photographic Agencies and Materialities’, hosted by Aalto University. I presented the research design for my doctorate at a sub-session called ‘Materialities of Contemporary Art’; other themes included Materialities of Silence, Media Practices […]

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Matter Matters by Mattia Paganelli

Matter Matters by Mattia Paganelli

Matter Matters – a Land2 Event. School of Design, University of Leeds, 12th-13th November 2015. The Land2 Research Network (Bristol, Dundee, and Leeds University) has just organized a two days symposium on the work of Karen Barad and the question of diffraction (or how matter matters) she puts forward, seen through the prism of place orientated […]

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How did we play knowledge?? by Alberto Condotta

How did we play knowledge?? by Alberto Condotta

Along with the other PhD students on the PGR Studio team, I was tasked with developing and organising our first PGR conference. The result was How to play knowledge: an intense and intimate one-day conference, where researchers from both within and outside academia had the chance to share something about the obsession/method/mood that are moving their […]

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How To Play Knowledge and BOOOM! by Sarah Raine

How To Play Knowledge and BOOOM! by Sarah Raine

The first BCU PGR Studio conference brought together an eclectic and fascinating series of lectures and workshops from across ADM. The creative nature of the presentations aptly reflected the theme of the conference, proving that conference papers do not need to follow traditional expectations in the presentation of research. One of the highlights was definitely […]

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Fashion and Textiles Colloquium: Adornment and Identity

Fashion and Textiles Colloquium: Adornment and Identity

Birmingham Fashion and Textiles Research Group Colloquium: Adornment and Identity Thursday 3 September, 10.30 – 15.00 Birmingham City University, City Centre Campus, Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD Map and directions Personal adornment involves anything worn or added to the body to enhance the beauty or status of the wearer. In western society we must wear clothes, […]

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