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Friday, November 22, 2019

Conference: Visualising Class. Class and the Visual Arts Today (1980-2019), 15th Nov

Conference: Visualising Class. Class and the Visual Arts Today (1980-2019), 15th Nov

Date: 15 November 2019

Time: 10am – 6.30pm

Location: he University of Manchester, Bridgeford Street Building, Room G7

Tickets: free to attend

Visualising Class. Class and the Visual Arts Today (1980-2019).

The Department of Sociology at the University of Manchester and the Collège International de Philosophie are pleased to announce a one-day interdisciplinary conference focusing on the representation of social classes in contemporary art and visual culture.


Welcome speech and opening remarks.
Jacopo Galimberti (University of Manchester)

Session I. Women, Migrant Workers and the Limits of Intersectionality
Chair: Nicholas Thoburn (University of Manchester)

Angela Dimitrakaki (University of Edinburgh) – Women, Work and the Class Relation: A Note on the Political Imaginary of Feminist Art History Today

Klara Kemp-Welch (The Courtauld Institute of Art) – Visualising ‘Skill’: Contemporary Art and Labour Migration in the EU

Marina Vishmidt (Goldsmiths) – Between Equal Rights, Seeing Decide? Class and Other Struggles in the Image Field.

12.30pm-1.30pm Lunch

Session II. The People, the Bourgeois and the Mask
Chair: Jacopo Galimberti (University of Manchester)

Julian Stallabrass (The Courtauld Institute of Art) – The Image of the People in Street Art?

Stefan Jonsson (Linköping University) – Masked Collectivities: Imaging Protest between Representation and Performativity

Jörg Probst (Independent Scholar) – After the Middle Class? The German Wutbürger and the Iconology of the Bourgeoisie.

3. 45pm-4.15pm Coffee break

Session III. Rethinking Class and its Materiality.
Chair: Elisa Pieri (University of Manchester).

Nicholas Thoburn (University of Manchester) – Materialising Class at Robin Hood Gardens

Danielle Child (Manchester School of Art) – Unattractive Materials: Contemporary British Art and the Visibility of Class

Jérôme Bazin (Université Paris-Est Créteil) – The Constant Heterogeneity of the Working Class.

Reference / Quellennachweis:
CONF: Visualising Class (Manchester, 15 Nov 19). In: ArtHist.net, Oct 22, 2019. <https://arthist.net/archive/21890>.