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ART ON THE STREETS II: ART AS INTERVENTION

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Institute of Contemporary Arts

The Mall

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SW1Y 5AH

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Art on the Streets II: Art as Intervention is a one day symposium featuring the latest work and current thinking of 15 internationally renowned artists, curators, and researchers working on street art, graffiti and urban contemporary art. The theme of this year’s symposium – Art as Intervention – will focus on urban art as a critical form of intervention, and as a powerful tool for addressing social issues.

Full details on event website: http://www.artonthestreets.org.uk/



MORNING: CINEMA 1

10.30-10.35

Susan Hansen and Sabina Andron

Welcome

10.35-11.15

Alison Young (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Place, Genre, Encounter: Art in the Streets

11.15-12.30

Christian Omodeo (Le Grand Jeu, Paris)

Have you seen my gesture? On why we prefer a painted wall

Rafael Schacter (Approved by Pablo; University College London)

Public as Private/ Private as Public

Kostas Avramidis (University of Edinburgh)

Drawing Graffiti, Writing Architecture: Reflections on an Atlas of Athenian Inscriptions

Yasha Young (Urban Nation, Berlin)

TBA

12.30-13.30

Lunch

AFTERNOON: BRANDON ROOM

13.30-14.45

Javier Abarca (Urbanario; Unlock, Madrid)

From intervention to exploration, twelve years of teaching

Marcus Willcocks (University of the Arts, London)

Market Road Gallery and friends: Get up, speak up or make up?

Sabina Andron (University College London)

Surface Space: An Inquiry into the Materiality and Politics of Urban Surfaces

Susan Hansen (Middlesex University)

Art as Intervention: Assessing the impact of street art on urban communities


14.45-15.15

Coffee and Unlock Book Fair

15.15.-16.30

Carrie Reichardt (Artist and activist, London)

You gotta fight for your right to be arty

Adrian Burnham (flyingleaps, London)

“I Made You You’re Scum”: Declarations, Digs and Dialogue in the Visual Activism of Dr. D.

Olly Walker (Ollystudio, London)

Made corrections: art as rehabilitation

Pedro Soares Neves (Urban Creativity, Lisbon)

Urban Creativity Research Network

16.30-16.45

Comfort Break

16.45-17.30

Martyn Reed and James Finucane (Nuart Festival, Norway)

Nuart Round Tables

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Cover image: Carrie Reichardt

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