The research group runs a programme of activities as part of an exciting research environment for students and staff.
How do we understand the ‘past’ and the ‘future’? Early Martin Heidegger and Hannah Arendt on time, philosophy and political action
Private Life is a one-day symposium examining artistic explorations of the questions raised by the idea of ‘private life' with a keynote by Dr Josephine Berry.
Join Collective for REPRODUCTION, a summer school exploring ‘social reproduction’
Prof Keti Chukhrov will deliver a lecture on Socialist Aesthetics. This will be followed by Emancipatory Epistemologies, Art and Theory Research Workshop.
Screening and Discussion of Margaret Tait, Orquil Burn (1955)
Hopkins will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley to launch an updated edition of his guide to art since 1945 published by Oxford University Press.
An event celebrating the launch of a new book by Klara Kemp-Welch (Courtauld Institute of Art)
Dr Tamara Trodd will be delivering a paper on contemporary artist Elizabeth Price
Dr Tamara Trodd will lead a trip to Glasgow to visit Strange Foreign Bodies at the Hunterian Museum.
A workshop on art and the gig economy.
Art & Violence Now examines manifestations, enactments and representations of violence in contemporary art against a global political and cultural backdrop in which terrorism, extremism, intolerance, sexual and other forms of violence appear endemic and inescapable.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO UCU STRIKE ACTION. A NEW DATE WILL BE ADVERTISED SHORTLY. This symposium presents new and in-progress research around the subject of the diagram, particularly in relation to the writings of Gilles Deleuze, from researchers from across Edinburgh College of Art and from the University of St Andrews.
AfroScots is a screening programme of film, video and sound encompassing the work of Black artists, who have – in the present and historically – lived, worked or studied in Scotland.
As part of Edinburgh College of Art’s Friday Lecture Series, the artist, writer and educator Annette Krauss will give a public lecture on her practice and collaborative research.
A workshop with the artist, writer and educator Annette Krauss focussing on learning economies and the potential of practices of unlearning.
Jan 22 2018 -
'Vertigo Sea' Tour and Conversation
A tour of Talbot Rice Gallery's most recent exhibition, John Akomfrah's 'Vertigo Sea', with introduction by the exhibition's curator James Clegg and a conversation led by Prof Andrew Patrizio.
Nov 30 2017 -
Art History in the Age of Global Trump Politics
This round-table will discuss how the political impulses having so far animated the discipline of art history are challenged in this new terrain of ideological confusion as capitalism is becoming disassociated from democracy.
Oct 25 2017 -
The Social Reproduction of Feminist Art History
A discussion and debate marking the launch of two publications: Feminism and Art History Now and a special issue of Third Text focusing on 'Social Reproduction and Art'.
Jul 10 2017 -
Nizan Shaked - Form and Finance: Museums at the Public/Private Divide
This lecture shows the connection between financial and aesthetic mediations in the nonprofit museum structure.