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The Future is Social (symposium)

Boyce, Sonia (2011) The Future is Social (symposium). In: The Future is Social, 08 April 2011, Camberwell College of Art.

Type of Research: Conference, Symposium or Workshop Item
Creators: Boyce, Sonia

The Future Is Social Symposium addressed recent debates about the politics, aesthetics and quality of contemporary art made through collaboration and participation. Interrogating the core conditions of socially-engaged arts practice this symposium addressed the dynamics of social sculpture, authorship, the gift economy and the nature and status of the document. Speakers included Paul Goodwin, Zoë Shearman, Viv Reiss and David Cross.

This event concluded the two-week experimental residency between artist Sonia Boyce and post-graduate students across Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Art (University of the Arts London) and also featured films and performances made during this residency.

Official Website: http://www.thefutureissocial.co.uk/index.php/symposium/
Additional Information (Publicly available):

Sonia Boyce emerged as an artist in the 1980s as one of the key figures in the burgeoning black British art scene. Since the 1990s she has been bringing people together to make improvised artworks.

Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: 8 April 2011
Funders: Arts and Humanities Research Council
Related Websites: http://www.thefutureissocial.co.uk/
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Event Location: Camberwell College of Art
Projects or Series: The Future is Social
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Wimbledon Space, Wimbledon College of Art, Merton Hall Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 3QA3 May 201131 May 2011
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2013 11:03
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2013 11:03
Item ID: 5615
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/5615

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