Registration is open for the conference ‘Writing About Contemporary Artists: Challenges, Practices, and Complexities’,

Registration is open for the conference ‘Writing About Contemporary Artists: Challenges, Practices, and Complexities’, to be held at the University of Surrey, 20-22 October 2017.

Please register at the conference website: http://www.ias.surrey.ac.uk/workshops/artistswriting/

Registration (£90 full rate; £50 student rate) includes entry to all talks and concerts, as well as lunches and refreshments. Optional admission to the conference dinner will be an extra £35.

The current provisional conference schedule is also available at the above website, together with information about travelling to the University of Surrey and about accommodation in the local area.

Conference highlights include:

 

  •        Keynote addresses by Lorraine York (Professor of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University), Paul Allain (Professor of Theatre and Performance, University of Kent), and Björn Heile (Professor of Music since 1900, University of Glasgow);
  • A Keynote Concert and Dialogue by MusicArt London, featuring renowned artist Christopher Le Brun (President of The Royal Academy of Arts) and pianist Annie Yim (St John’s Smith Square Young Artist in Residence 2016/17);
  • A complete performance of Morton Feldman’s three-and-a-half hour work For Christian Wolff (1986) by Nancy Ruffer (flute) and Ian Pace (piano/celeste), incorporating dance improvisation from in-house student dance company Actual Size;
  • Over 30 papers encompassing a range of artistic disciplines, plus a series of roundtable discussions.

 

We would love to see you there!

Best,

Shantel

Dr Shantel Ehrenberg

Lecturer in Dance & Theatre

Department of Dance, Choreography and Movement, GSA

University of Surrey

Guildford, GU2 7XH