Symposium & Performances

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Contemporary Arts Research Unit

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Music/Green Rooms & Drama Studio, Headington Hill Hall, Headington Campus, Headington Hill site


CARU cordially invites you to…

‘Nothing in Art’ : CARU Symposium & Performances

Saturday 1st February 2014

Based on ‘Nothing in Art’, CARU brings together artists and researchers from an array of disciplines and international background for a day of symposium and performances. The event will include talks on contemporary art and music, theatre arts, anthropological study of art, and writing in art, with an evening of performance art, sound art and music.

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~ Speakers & Performers ~
Roger Perkins
Malcolm Atkins
Stavroula Kounadea
Austin Sherlaw-Johnson
Paola Esposito
Veronica Cordova De La Rosa
Lee Riley
Peta Lloyd
Robert Shackleton
Sam Kidel
John Grieve
MUE (Macarena Ortuzar, Dariusz Dziala & Bruno Guastalla)
Momento (Lex Blintzios, Phil Wharton & Joe Briggs-Ritchie)

~ Timetable ~

Music/Green Rms, Headington Hill Hall 11.00 – 17.00

11.00-11.50 speaker 1: Roger Perkins 'What you see is what you're told'
11.50-12.00 ~ Break ~
12.00-12.35 speaker 2: Malcolm Atkins ‘Why Morton Feldman is good for nothing’
12.35-13.00 speaker 3: Stavroula Kounadea ‘And you said nothing’
13.00-13.45 ~ Lunch ~
13.45-14.15 speaker 4: Austin Sherlaw-Johnson TBA
14.45-15.15 speaker 5: Paola Esposito ‘Becoming nothing in butoh dance: an anthropological view’
15.15-15.45 speaker 6: Veronica Cordova De La Rosa ‘Vibrations On-line Art journal for Creative Writing’
15.50-16.00 ~ Break ~
16.00-17.00 panel discussion: ‘The Art of Art & the Art for Art’

Drama Studio, Headington Campus, Oxford Brookes University 18.00 – 22.00

18.00 Peta Lloyd ‘Method(ology)4’
18.10 Lee Riley ‘Gift Wrapped’
18.20 Robert Shackleton ‘Untitled’
18.45 Sam Kidel ‘Untitled (movements)’
19.15 ~ Break ~
19.25 John Grieve ‘Composition #217 for DC motors, cymbals, steel sheet and the insides of one and a half pianos.’
19.45 Veronica Cordova De La Rosa ‘The Artist’s Studio’
20.00 MUE
20.30 ~ Break ~
20.45 Momento