This autumn the RCA School of Fine Art hosts its third Visual Cultures public lecture series with a focus on today's art production and culture. The theme, Contemporaneity and Other Tales, invites audiences and cultural figures to consider the world around them through various artistic mediums. Guest speakers, including distinguished artists, writers, curators and academics will engage audiences in conversations about today's artistic production process and the broader cultural discussion that their art inspires.
Curator Mihnea Mircan will be discussing his recent research in relation to current archaeological discoveries. He is the artistic director of Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, where he is currently preparing the long-term research project 'Allegory of the Cave Painting'. Mircan has also curated exhibitions at several institutions, including the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest; David Roberts Art Foundation, London; and Fondation Ricard, Paris. In addition, he was the editor of the book Hans van Houwelingen: Undone and has contributed works to journals such as Mousse, Manifesta Journal and Afterall, and to the publications Visible (Sternberg Press) and Six Lines of Flight (SF MOMA).