Thursday, October 12, 2006

Affective Imaging; Uneasy Spaces: Goldsmiths - October 20, 2006

Symposium: Affective Imaging; Uneasy Spaces.

Contemporary Arts Practice and Research Exhibition: Crossing the
Atlantic; Uneasy Spaces.
Curated by Liz Wells and Ann Chwatsky

Goldsmiths Digital Studios, University of London will be hosting a
one-day symposium on contemporary arts practices and research entitled:
Affective Imaging; Uneasy Spaces. The symposium brings together artists,
theorists and historians in five one-hour sessions. Affective Imaging;
Uneasy Spaces features presentations, responses and discussion of
current artist practices and research concerned with Photography and
related media. The work of the invited artists, theorists and historians
demonstrates a wide range of interests and production dealing with the
'spaces' of engagement of the artist or viewer, the influence of global
markets and the conceptual frameworks of creative and critical practices.

Date: October 20, 2006
Location: Goldsmiths College, New Cross London SE14 6NW
Venue: Ben Pimlott Building, Ground Floor
Time: 10am- 5:30pm Symposium

Speakers include: • Jonathan Friday, History and Philosophy of Art
(University of Kent) • Carey Young, Artist ( •
Theresa Mikuria, Artist-History and Philosophy of Art (University of
Kent) • Sarah Pierce, Artist and Researcher (Interface, Univ. of Ulster)
• Kevin McCoy, Artist (New York University) (

Symposium Respondents include: • Janis Jefferies (Goldsmiths College,
Digital Studios) • Simon O'Sullivan (Goldsmiths College, Dept. of Visual
Culture) • Ann Chwatsky (New York University, Art in Media) • Susan
Kelly (Goldsmiths College, Dept. of Visual Art) • John Hutnyk
(Goldsmiths College, Centre for Cultural Studies) Symposium

Convened by: Craig Smith (London College of Communication, Photography

This symposium is FREE and open to the public. Please email reservation
requests for student groups to Professor Janis Jefferies

This symposium is scheduled in conjunction with the exhibition: Crossing
the Atlantic; Uneasy Spaces hosted by Goldsmiths College and curated by
Ann Chwatsky (New York University). Uneasy Spaces is on view in the Ben
Pimlott Building, Goldsmiths College between Oct.19 and Nov.8, 2006. The
Goldsmiths exhibition is the second part of a bi-country exchange
between the United Kingdom and the United States. The USA exhibition of
Uneasy Spaces has been curated by Liz Wells and is on view at New York
University's 90 Washington Square East Galleries through November 6, 2006.

DIRECTIONS TO GOLDSMITHS: Goldsmiths can be reached by train from London
Bridge Station, by underground on the East London Line or bus including
436 and 36. The Ben Pimlott Building can be seen upon entry to the
campus and identified by its trademark "swirlie" sculpture affixed to
the roof of the building. Map:

For additional information please contact Janis Jefferies:


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