Workshop

Unbribable Life II: The Politics of the Art School Study Day

4 Mar 2016

Event times

1pm - 6pm

Cost of entry

Free, booking required.

Nottingham Contemporary

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Any bus to Nottingham City Centre
  • Lace Market Tram Stop
  • Nottingham Station

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An event bringing together researchers and participants from the student art centres in Yugoslavia with those involved in art school occupations in the UK past and present.

About

Student Art Centres in Yugoslavia were important meeting points between artists and broader social and political issues and hosted left critique of the official culture in Yugoslavia and joined neo-Marxist, post ‘68 critique of culture, including that of the emerging ‘red bourgeoisie’.  What tendencies were shared between student art centres and their counter-parts in art school activism and occupations in the UK? And, how do current art students and work in solidarity with other groups to fight the neoliberalisation of the arts and broader society today?

The event will be formatted around key terms and struggles, inviting past and present participants from the UK and Yugoslav contexts to discuss strategies and futures for their work in and across both contexts.,

Travel bursaries available for current students involved in art schools. Please write to publicprogramme@nottinghamcontemporary.org with your interest in attending.

In collaboration with Politicised Practice Research Group and Anarchist Research Group, Loughborough University.

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