Expanded conceptualism


Conference


Friday 18 and Saturday 19 March 2011

Friday 18 March, 18.30 - 20.00, East Room, Level 7

Saturday 19 March, 10.30- 18.00, Starr Auditorium
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG (note venue)

Speaker(s): include Boris Groys (Research Forum / Andrew W Mellon Foundation MA Visiting Professor at The Courtauld; and Professor of Slavic and Russian Studies at NYU)

Ticket/entry details: £25 (£18 concessions), booking recommended. Bookings via Tate (online or call 020 7887 8888)

Organised by: Tate Modern in collaboration with the Research Forum, The Courtauld Institute of Art

Tate Modern presents a major symposium dedicated to a radical rethinking and expanding of the normative paradigms of Conceptual art, one of the most influential tendencies of the last 40 years. Examining Conceptual art from a variety of geographical, historical and theoretical viewpoints, noted scholars and artists contribute to sessions around issues such as migration and mutation, weapon and survival and the mind/body problem.

The event begins with a plenary lecture by Boris Groys.

For further information see Tate's website

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