Thinking as Praxis in a Radically Altered World

Belfast School Of Art PhD Researchers and the MAC present, Thinking as Praxis in a Radically Altered World, on Thursday 10th June 2021, via ZOOM, from 11am to 7pm

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This event, conceived amidst a radically-altered setting in which to share research and practice, provides a public platform for Belfast School of Art PhD researchers to discuss their work with invited experts and peers. The event will feature a series of talks and discussions around several key themes. These include:

  • The intersections of art and activism, reflecting on current and historical social justice issues globally, and on the island of Ireland, including theoretical and practical reflections on collective action, cultural memory and reform around gender, healthcare, race and representation

  • The mapping, monitoring and articulation of embodied sensation, ranging from chronic pain to sensory perception, reflective of internal (physical) and external (social/cultural/medical/geographical) interpretations

  • Reflections on the places/spaces in which urban populations live, work and play; from accessibility for aging demographics to cultural provision/infrastructure.

Please note, audiences can come and go during the event. There will be breaks throughout. After the event there will be the option to stay on the Zoom for socialising. This event will have Zoom Live Captioning. If you require any access support, please contact the MAC.

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Meeting ID: 840 4360 8822

Passcode: 492060

ITINERARY We hope that you will be able to join us for the entirety of the event, however it is possible to attend specific sessions. You can log in and out of the Zoom session, or turn your camera on and off, as required. - 11am: Welcome and introductions - 11.10-11.50am: Session 1 // Niamh McConaghy and Claire Carswell - 11.55am-12.35pm: Session 2 // Jingshu Tang - 12.40-1.20pm: Session 3 // Jan Uprichard, Clara Weale, and Dr Kate McLean - 1.20pm: 40 minute lunch break - 2-2.40pm: Session 4 // Emma Campbell and Helena Walsh - 2.45-3.25pm: Session 5 // Sarah Tehan and Anna Maguire - 3.30-4.10pm: Session 6 // Jane Morrow and Benedetta D’Ettorre - 4.15-4.55pm: Session 7 // Alessia Cargnelli and Giulia Damiani - 4.55pm: Closing remarks followed by closing drinks (continued online and BYO).



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