Conference

Edge: Periphery

7 Oct 2017

Event times

09.30 - 19.30

Cost of entry

Day tickets: £15 / £8 concession
Bundle ticket for all three events: £35

Here East

London
England, United Kingdom

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Jill Magid, Do Ho Suh and Assemble are among the speakers at this event exploring situated practice, contemporary art, architecture and urbanism.

About

The second event in a three-part series collaboration between the Folkestone Triennial 2017 and University College London. The series brings together practitioners and thinkers at three 'edge' locations connected by the High Speed 1 railway to consider creative place-making, arts-led urbanism, the sensory, social and environmental impact of their individual approaches, and together generate a narrative exploration of the creative use of interstitial spaces.

For the second event, we consider the environs of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Investment for the 2012 Games brought rapid development to the previously neglected Stratford area. Here East, within the former press and broadcasting centre of the Games, is envisaged as a cluster of innovators and digital makers, whilst the Stratford Waterside development will bring new institutions including the V&A, Sadler's Wells, London College of Fashion, and UCL.

Keynotes: Jill Magid and Do Ho Suh

Other speakers: Assemble, Jan Boelen, Jane Rendell, Kreider + O’Leary, MUF, Oreet Ashery, Public Works, SPACE, and Stephen Pritchard

Curators

Kieren Reed

Exhibiting artists

Oreet Ashery

Do Ho Suh

Jill Magid

Assemble

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