Precarious Times Symposium and PhD Workshop PROJECT LIST

FINALE SYMPOSIUM for British Art Show 7 “IN THE DAYS OF THE COMET”

In times of financial crisis, austerity measures, and the increased privatisation of digital networks and public services, what are the conditions under which we produce art, ideas and concepts? If working as part of the arts has always been precarious, it now operates in exaggerated ways. The symposium will explore these issues in the context of the British Art Show (currently taking place in Plymouth), asserting that the future is largely conditioned through the reality of the political economy, leaving the art world ever more vulnerable but also at the same time a crucial site of struggle. In these precarious times, w

Speakers:
Franco Berardi Bifo, Geoff Cox, Robert Jackson, Joasia Krysa, Anya Lewin, Malcolm Miles, Vlad Morariu, Andrew Prior, Helen Pritchard, Stevphen Shukaitis, Kuba Szreder, Magda Ty?lik-Carver, UBERMORGEN.COM

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