Women in Conceptual Art

24 May 2018

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Chelsea College of Arts

London, United Kingdom


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  • Bus: 2, C10, 36, 77A, 88, 185, 436
  • Tube: Pimlico, Vauxhall

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Convened by Dr Jo Melvin and presented by the Camberwell, Chelsea, Wimbledon Graduate School Public Programme.


The Women in Conceptual Art symposium will present new research in performance, scores, film and happenings emerging from female artists’ conceptual art practices: artists’ work to be addressed will be drawn from but not limited to the following: Christine Kozlov, Eleanor Antin, Lee Lozano, Deborah Hay, Dorothea Rockburne, Hanne Darboven, Ann Hamilton, Pip Benveniste, Carlyle Reedy, Marie Yates, Annabelle Nicolson and Anne Bean.

Contributions by:
Ami Clarke: covfefe - language in a meme economy
A K Dolven: when I discovered the end I wanted to live really long
Kate Doyle: The Sonic Material of Consciousness: Work by Meredith Monk, Pauline Oliveros, Yoko Ono and Hanne Darboven
Karen Di Franco: IT IS ALL IN OUR BODIES STRETCHING INTO MATERIALS: Carolee Schneemann’s Part of a Body House as score, document and publication
Sophia Hao: Live and Dissonant: Female performance and the politics of appearing
Lina Hermsdorf: Vantage Points
Rozemin Keshvani: Pip Benveniste: Time and Time again
Irene Revell: Performing Womens Work: investigating the ‘feminist performance score’
Amy Tobin: Conceptual Art Daily: Female strategies to contest ‘dailiness’

Panel discussion: Catherine Wood, A K Dolven and Jo Melvin.
Closing remarks: Mo Throp

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