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  • Jeremy Deller, British Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2013

    Jeremy Deller, British Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2013

    Courtesy of the British Council
  • Bob & Roberta Smith, Should I Stay or Should I Go, Dilemmas for Margate, 2006

    Bob & Roberta Smith, Should I Stay or Should I Go, Dilemmas for Margate, 2006

    Courtesy of the artist

Symposium

Sat 15 Nov 2014

1.30 - 5pm £8 / £6 concessions

£8 / £6 concessions/ free for University of Kent students and staff (ID required).

Is all art political? Is there a difference between political art and propaganda? Can art make a real political impact, or does it just preach to the converted?

Speakers Bernadette Buckley, Diarmuid Costello, Angelo Cioffi and Grant Pooke and others discuss these compelling questions.

PROGRAMME
1:30 WELCOME
1:45 – 2:15 Political Art and Political Propaganda Art - Angelo Cioffi (Kent)
2:15 – 2:30 Q&A
2:30 – 3:00 Art and Politics: the Crosshatch and the Breach - Bernadette Buckley (Goldsmith)
3:00 – 3:15 Q&A
3:15 -3:30 BREAK
3:30 – 4:00 Varieties of Political Art: The Curious Case of Jeremy Deller - Diarmuid Costello (Warwick)
4:00 – 4:15 Q&A
4:15 -4:45 Apocalypse Now, then: Politics and Contemporary Art Partnerships - Grant Pooke (Kent)
4:45 – 5:00 Q&A

Organised by the History of Art Department at the University of Kent in association with Turner Contemporary.

Special cafe offer - 20% discount for symposium attendees
Get 20% discount off our cafe menu when you present your event ticket. Special café menu on the day for ticket holders.


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