BX at the Brighton Photo Biennial and Barbican.
20 October, 2012
BX at the Brighton Photo Biennial and Barbican
BX director Pauline Hadaway will contribute to a symposium on photography in contested spaces at the Brighton Photo Biennial on Saturday morning and exploring the contemporary fascination with 60s and 70s photography at the Barbican this Sunday evening
BPB12 Symposium: Photography’s Contested Spaces
A one day symposium exploring the political challenges and possibilities faced by photography today. Topics to be addressed include the online flow of activist imagery; occupation and the image; citizen photography; participatory practices; cuts to public arts funding; the museum as a political site; and the politics of digital curation.
Saturday 20 October
10am until 5.30pm
Looking Back Today
Responding to themes raised by the Barbican's Everything is Moving exhibition, Looking Back Today is part of the Battle of Ideas annual weekend festival of debate, attracting over 2,000 delegates, together with hundreds of insightful and thought provoking speakers from across the globe. A must for the intellectually curious and open minded.
Sunday 21 October
6.30pm until 7.30pm