On the 14th November 2014 the Fine Art Department in the School of Arts and Cultures at Newcastle University is staging a one day Conference entitled ‘Material Memory: The Post Industrial Landscape as Site for Creative Practice’.
Confirmed Speakers include: Jane and Louise Wilson, Andrew Burton, Tim Edensor, Wolfgang Weileder, Anne Helen Mydland, Neil Brownsword & Ian Thompson, Jeremy Welsh, John Kippin, Michael Maziere
The key focus of the conference is to debate and discuss the creative potential of the Post Industrial Landscape and aims to bring artists, curators, creative writers, landscape architects, poets, historians and philosophers. It will be a good day of debate and discussion.
Registration for delegates is £45.00 for the full day which includes lunch and a closing drinks reception. Students go free but places are very limited.
The conference builds on the ‘Topographies of the Obsolete’, an international project initiated by Bergen Academy of Art and Design http://topographies.khib.no/ which brought together artists, staff and students from international and UK Universities including Bucks New University, Nottingham Trent, Sheffield Hallam, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design Kiel, and Newcastle University.