As part of OurHaus festival, Camberwell College of Arts is delighted to present a one-day conference that will explore and debate the Bauhaus’ legacy for contemporary artists and designers. Convened by UAL Professor in Painting, Daniel Sturgis, and coinciding with the Bauhaus: Utopia in Crisis exhibition at Camberwell Space, the conference looks at how contemporary artists and academics have found inspiration through interrogating the social and political histories associated with the original design school.
The conference brings together speakers from across Europe and the USA and is structured around three panels that explore: how contemporary artists have responded and inhabited the Bauhaus’ historical archive; how artists and curators have sought to reengage with the political context of the Bauhaus to decolonise its history; and how Bauhaus performance is being reassessed as a pedagogical tool.
This day is for anyone who is interested in furthering their understanding of the Bauhaus and its ongoing reception. Following the conference delegates are invited to a special viewing of the Bauhaus Utopia in Crisis exhibition and to a Bauhaus-inspired party, hosted by students from Camberwell College of Arts the college.
Contributors include: Torsten Blume, Jane Collins, S A V V Y Contemporary, Paul Goodwin, Sarah Hardie, , Sebastian Helm, Klara Kofen, Ben Luke, Sadie Murdoch, Judith Raum, Eva Sajovic, Melissa Trimingham, Grant Watson, Sarah Kate Wilson.
Notes: Close ticket sales 5pm on 24th October 2019