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Event: Photography Conference: Consumerism/Capital/Culture

National Museum Cardiff
24 January 2020, 9am - 5pm
Cost £20 - £30
Suitability 16+
Booking www.eventbrite.co.uk

Body Techniques (after A Line in Ireland, Richard Long, 1974), 2007

© Carey Young. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and the European Centre for Documentary Research, University of South Wales presents:


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 consumerism, capital 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. The full list of confirmed speakers includes Julian Sander, Hilde Van Gelder, Russell Roberts, Amak Mahmoodian, Carey Young and Jean Wainwright.


Conference Schedule: Consumerism/Capital/Culture

09:00 – 09:30: Registration/Tea and coffee

09:30 – 09:45: Welcome: Bronwen Colquhoun (National Museum Cardiff) and

Mark Durden (University of South Wales)

09:45 – 10:30: Hilde Van Gelder (Leuven University)

10:30 – 11:15: Amak Mahmoodian (artist)

11:15 – 11:45: TEA/COFFEE

11:45 – 12:30: Carey Young (Slade School of Fine Art)

12:30 – 14:00: LUNCH

14:00 – 14:45: Julian Sander

14:45 – 15:30: Bronwen Colquhoun (National Museum Cardiff)

15:30 – 15:45: TEA/COFFEE

15:45 – 16:30: Jean Wainwright (University for the Creative Arts)

16:30 – 17:00: Closing Remarks

Tea and coffee will be provided. You are welcome to bring a packed lunch or visit our on-site catering facilities.

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.


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