50th Anniversary Lecture Series: Redefining Narratives of Contemporary Culture

27 Feb 2016

Event times

Saturday 27 February, 2.00 – 4.00pm

Cost of entry

Full price: £9 / Friend, Patron and Concession: £7

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 98, 19, 38, 55, 243
  • Holborn, Chancery Lane, Russell Square

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Camden Arts Centre 50th Anniversary Lecture Series at Conway Hall. How has globalisation changed the art world, and do UK arts organisations present enough art from around the world?


Alessio Antoniolli, Director of Gasworks and Triangle Network, David A. Bailey, curator, and Courtney J. Martin, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Brown University, discuss how public institutions represent a globalised art world as a way of provoking redefined narratives of contemporary culture.

This talk will look at how we can challenge the Western canon of contemporary art, ensuring that UK institutions have dialogues around diversity and the representation of artists from across the world alongside British minority artists, whilst also thinking about how we mediate these differences.

This event take place at Conway Hall. Find out more about The Conway Hall Ethical Society here

In 2015/16 Camden Arts Centre celebrates its 50th anniversary and, to mark the occasion, we are presenting five lectures looking at the important role public institutions such as Camden Arts Centre have played in making art accessible for everyone. Read more here.

Full price: £9 / Friend, Patron and Concession: £7
The talk will be followed by a drinks reception to continue the conversation, and one drink is included in the price of your ticket.


Venue partner Conway Hall. Supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, The London Community Foundation and Cockayne - Grants for the Arts


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