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Paul Mellon Centre: “British Art & Natural Forces: Plants, Animals”

October 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Part of the multi-part programme of research events British Art and Natural Forces which focuses on the encounter between artistic and art-historical practice and the forces of the natural world. It places such encounters in both contemporary and historical perspectives.
Format: 20 mins papers x 3, plus Q&A
Chair: Sria Chatterjee (Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck)
Speakers and papers:
Lauren Cannady (Assistant Clinical Professor, University Honors, University of Maryland), “The Order of Nature, the Disorder of Names”
Jeremy Melius (Assistant Professor, History of Art, Tufts University), “Vivisection and the Visual Arts”
Laura Ouillon (Doctoral Student, British Visual Culture, Université de Paris), “Re-membering Trees after the Great Storm: Ecological Grief in Garry Fabian Miller’s Work”