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History of Photography Seminar: Image and the Abyss

Friday, 24 May, 2013 by Kerry Doran

Toronto-based visual artist Annie MacDonell gave a compelling lecture-meets-artist’s talk, discussing her work in an open-forum manner at the Research Forum on 1 May. She began by reading her interpretation of two pivotal postmodernist texts, Craig Owen’s ‘Photography en abyme’ … Continue reading

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Utopia III: Contemporary Russian Art and the Ruins of Utopia

Friday, 5 April, 2013 by Lola Weddleton

In February, I attended the Utopia III conference held through the Cambridge Courtauld Russian Art Centre. The conference was the third in a series addressing the theme of ‘utopia’ within Russian art, with each focusing on a different time period; … Continue reading

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CAN CAPITALISM BE PICTURED?

Sunday, 12 February, 2012 by Nadine Loach

SPEAKER: G. M. TAMÁS (SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW,THE INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUNGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, BUDAPEST) From the very beginning of his lecture, Gáspár Miklos Tamás established that what was to follow would be a stream of consciousness of … Continue reading

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CRYSTAL OF RESISTANCE – THOMAS HIRSCHHORN

Wednesday, 1 February, 2012 by Jane Scarth

A response by Jane Scarth   “This is something essential to art: reception is never its goal. What counts for me is that my work provides material to reflect upon. Reflection is an activity.” – Thomas Hirschhorn Having reflected on … Continue reading

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