Past is Prologue

LIFT, engage & ICCE Goldsmiths are proud to announce Past Is Prologue, a public seminar exploring ways artists re-animate archive material as stimulus for new work.

Date: 17/05/2024 – 17/05/2024


Over a day of dialogues and presentations, key artists across a diverse range of art forms will share how they have used letters, faxes, objects from past shows and events to inspire them to create new artistic works – ranging from live art, dance, film and music.

Key note speakers & presentations for the day include artists Tim Etchells, Siobhan Davies, Barby Asante, Richard Wentworth & Sue Mayo, Sarah Whatley (Director of Centre for Dance Research – C-DaRE), Curator Archive Gallery Nayia Yiakoumaki (Whitechapel Gallery) & artist & researcher Eileen Hogan, chaired by Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery Maria Balshaw

For information & to book tickets visit http://www.liftfestival.com/content/28799/whats_on/past_is_prologue/past…

Registration for Past Is Prologue is £114
Register by 1 August for the early bird 20% discount of £91.20
engage members enjoy 20% discount price of £91.20

Price includes tea & coffee at breaks and lunch

We have 10 bursaries available to cover ticket costs for
individuals who would not be able to attend the conference otherwise.
For more information on bursaries and how to apply email archive.conference.2013@gmail.com


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