With 2016 being the 40th anniversary of the beginning of Punk Rock in the UK. This talk saw Ben Kelly sharing thoughts and coincidences with legendary performance punk poet John Cooper Clarke at London College of Communication.
Chairs Present Series
Short films are made of the events which can be viewed below:
Professor Rob Kesseler talks about his practice working in the boundaries between art and science, the importance of cross disciplinary collaboration and his work at the Jodrell Laboratory at Kew Gardens.
Fred Deakin presents post-punk legend, and Chelsea School Of Art alumna, Viv Albertine.
Part of the GHOSTS programme of exhibitions and events, this discussion traces an alternative genealogy of contemporary artist’s exploration of technology and techno-culture in Britain through the practices of two pioneers in the field of new media art: Keith Piper and Gary Stewart.
"What Does An Artist Need To Know?" "Who Does An Artist Need To Know?" - How will the past 20 years shape the next twenty years?
Professor Isaac Julien, Chair of Global Art presented an in conversation with Jean Fisher and Mark Nash
Isaac Julien speaks at his studio in East London about his recent event 'Indigeneity' and the International Art Systems followed by an conversation with Jean Fisher and Mark Nash at Central Saint Martins.
Same-sex marriage has been legalised in the United Kingdom and to be gay or lesbian is no longer a matter for public scandal as it was for much of the twentieth century. The battle for queer visibility was fought out in the context of popular hostility which was fuelled not only by traditional prejudices but also, in the 1980s, by the AIDS crisis. It was the wake of these events that one of the leading pioneers of queer theory, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (1950-2009), published her pioneering study, Epistemology of the Closet.
Professor Ezio Manzini, Chair of Design for Social Innovation presented Jeremy Till and Josephine Green
Disruptive Abundance: A scenario in which more is more. An in conversation with Jeremy Till and Josephine Green. Resilience is increasingly recognized as a key quality to cultivate in the face of growing complexity and turbulence.
Sleaford Mods Jason Williamson, lead singer, and musician Andrew Fearn in conversation with Scott King, UAL's Chair of Visual Communication.