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EventPhotography Conference: Capital/ Consumerism/Culture

24 January 2020, 10am - 5pm
Cost £20 - £30
Suitability 16+
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and the European Centre for Documentary Research, University of South Wales presents:

Capital/ Consumerism/Culture

In response to the exhibitions presented in the Photography Season at Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, this conference will address the politics of photography in terms of its relationship to capital, consumerism and culture. The conference will include presentations from artists, theorists, historians and curators who will look at art and photography in terms of its economics, the art market, class structures, consumerism and commodity culture. Confirmed speakers include Hilde Van Gelder, Dr. Russell Roberts, Amak Mahmoodian and Jean Wainwright.

Full programme to be confirmed in November.


This is an English-language event but we are happy to provide Welsh-language facilitation. In order for us to arrange a facilitator, please e-mail events@museumwales.ac.uk as soon as possible, and at least a week before the event.

Concession eligibility: unwaged, over 60s, anyone in full-time education with NUS card, disabled people.


Bernd and Hilla Becher: Prince of Wales, Shaft 1, Ebbw Vale, South Wales, GB, 1974

© Estate Bernd & Hilla Becher, represented by Max Becher, courtesy Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur – Bernd und Hilla Becher Archive, Cologne, 2019

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