Photography in Virtual Culture Conference

The last decade has seen a clear shift in the operational frameworks for the production, dissemination and consumption of photographs in contemporary computerised societies. The representational apparatus of photography is being progressively converted into algorithmic and generative processes through computer automation, connectivity and algorithmic control. Recent developments of AI systems and expanded technologies exponentially transform […]

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Women in Revolt Conference

Registration is now open for Women in Revolt: radical acts, contemporary resonances. This conference will take place in the Clore Auditorium, Tate Britain on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 March 2024 (10.00-18.00), following an opening reception at Chelsea Space, University of the Arts, London on Thursday 21 March 2024 (18.00-20.30). Bringing together papers in response […]

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Shining Lights: Black Women Photographers in 1980s-90s Britain

Shining Lights reflects the work by Black women photographers active in the UK during the 1980s and 1990s. Editors are Joy Gregory and Taous Dahmani. Edited and researched by Joy Gregory, alongside art historian Taous Dahmani. Roshini Kempadoo has contributed an essay entitled: Doing it All Again: Re-imagining Blackness, Memory, and History, a joint portfolio with Claudette […]

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The Glitch is in Us

cover of the book 'American Glitch'

David Campany contributes a major essay to ‘American Glitch’ the new book by artists Caleb Stein & Andrea Orejarena. The book explores the friction between fact and fiction and how this is manifested in the U.S. landscape. An ocean of information leaves us questioning what is real — and what isn’t. In an era defined by screens, the notion that we’re […]

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Negotiating Identities, Language and Migration in Global London

cropped photograph of the national gallery London, during Chinese new year

CREAM’s Julie Marsh is part of the new publication, Negotiating Identities, Language and Migration in Global London: Bridging Borders, Creating Spaces (Multilingual Matters, 2024). This book explores the transnational practices of migrant groups in global London, illustrating the complex relations between migrants and the city in the context of globalisation. The chapters offer a starting point […]

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End of Empire: Artist Talk and Discussion at Open Eye Gallery

photograph showing a theatre set with a large pink column in the middle

Join us for an engaging discussion on expanded photography and the (hauntological) potential of AI, centering around the project #end_of_empire by artist Eva Sajovic in collaboration with musician Nicola Privato, commissioned for the British Textile Biennial 2023.  #end_of_empire was a large scale, site-specific installation featuring knitted photographs embedded with touch sensors and AI generated sound.  The […]

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Women in Revolt Podcast

photographic collage by artist Roshini Kempadoo.

A podcast series that accompanies the Women In Revolt exhibition at Tate Britain. This 6-part mini-series explores art, activism and the women’s movement in the UK in the 1970s and 80s. From early struggles for equal pay, to punk, Thatcher and the AIDS pandemic, this was a time of extreme social, economic and political change.  […]

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‘Double Exposure’ Awarded Best Experimental Film

film still showing a women wearing a bright yellow shirt and white blouse. She has her arm raised and is walking along a beach.

Sarah Pucill’s latest film Double Exposure (2023) has been awarded Best Experimental Film at this year’s Toronto Women Film Festival.  Double Exposure re-stages photographs of Pucill and her once partner, filmmaker Sandra Lahire that were made collaboratively shortly before Lahire’s death from anorexia in 2001.   Set inside an otherwise quiet studio, black and white interior scenarios […]

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Through a Radical Lens – Screening 6: Pratibha Parmar in Focus

8 March 2024, Clore Auditorium, Tate Britain The ground-breaking films of Pratibha Parmar have been raising issues central to feminism over many decades: from the rights of marginalised women and the LGBTQ community, her work has made the voices and experiences of women of colour heard through feature film works, television documentaries and short films. […]

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Through a Radical Lens – Screening 5: Archival Reflections

28 February 2024, Clore Auditorium, Tate Britain Carole Enahoro’s rarely screened triple-screen film Oyinbo Pepper (1986), ‘uses archive footage and photographs from Nigeria and the UK to explore the experience of being biracial and bicultural, navigating between vigilance/obliviousness, entanglement/rupture. It ends by mapping hidden networks that exploit the effects of persistent uprooting and rerouting and drive the […]

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