QUAD Arts centre, 9 May 2017

QUAD Arts centre | PaintingDigitalPhotography conference

The PaintingDigitalPhotography conference seeks to investigate how artists and theorists are currently engaged in critical discourses around the shifting relationships of painting, photography, and digital manipulation. How are these mediums being defined in their connection to one another as new hybrid forms are being created through their combination? What do these combinations tell us about these mediums and disciplines, their natures and practices, in the digital age? In what ways might digital imaging and manipulation enable a painting / photography interconnectivity? Central to the debate will be the focus on the blurred boundaries, common threads, antagonisms, distinctions, and growing interrelationship between painting, photography, and ‘the digital’ in the development of new creative practices.

Schedule

  • Fri 26 May 2017

    Public Symposium - For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

    For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet is a two-dayresearch and public ‘festival’ event responding to research into the political pamphlet and exploring the relevance of the pamphlet for contemporary art practice. This event includes presentation, performances and rants. Artist-taxi-driver, Mark McGowan provides a keynote presentation and is followed by offerings from Ruth Beale, Tim Brennan, Dean Brannagan, Shirley Cameron, Ben Campkin, Chiara Dellerba, Andrea Gibson, Joanne Lee, radical rethink, Rebecca Ross, Miffy Ryan, Evelyn Silver, Jane Tormey, Mo White, Gillian Whiteley and Andrew Wilson.