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Friday, November 22, 2019

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

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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.

Programme

10.00am-10.15am
Welcome speech and opening remarks.
Jacopo Galimberti (University of Manchester)

10.15am-12.30pm
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

1.30pm-3.45pm
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

4.15pm-6.30pm
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>.