21 Jun 2014

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Admission free, booking recommended at

Birmingham, United Kingdom


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  • 4, 5, 6, 37, 37A, 27Y, 41 649, 560, 66Y 57, 57Y, 58, 58A, 60, X66
  • New Street, Moor Street


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Join Vivid Projects for an afternoon of informal illustrated discussions exploring the key themes of the exhibition and the CCCS legacy. All events are free, but booking is recommended. 1PM: THE FEMAIL PROJECT In 2013 artist/curator Emma Leppington curated hundred of images submitted by feminist artists worldwide in a quest to present a single collective image of ‘feminism'. What does feminism mean to you? Convened by Emma Leppington & Mo White plus further contributors to be confirmed. 2.30PM: BIRMINGHAM BROADSIDE A round table discussion looking at the aesthetics, politics and methods of grassroots media from 1970s to the present day. Convened by Brian Homer, Sarah Silverwood and Keith Dodds. 4PM: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS MAKE POPULAR POLITICS: THE BIRMINGHAM FILM AND VIDEO WORKSHOP The BFVW was a pioneering collective co-ordinated by CCCS post-graduate Roger Shannon and included members Jonnie Turpie, Alan Lovell and Heather Powell. This illustrated discussion situates the work of the BFVW in the socio-political context of the 1970s and 80s, the UK workshop movement and its relationship with the establishment of Channel Four Television. Convened by Roger Shannon, Professor of Film and Television at Edge Hill University, and Paul Long, Professor of Media and Cultural History at Birmingham City University. Admission free, booking recommended at These events are presented as part of 'FILM/ FEMINISM/ IDENTITY/ ACTIVISM: Looking Out From the CCCS' - a month long season of exhibition, provocations and events at Vivid Projects investigating the impact of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS).

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