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Paul Mellon Centre | Cuts, Copies, Clips and the Curatorial: Cutting Edge

October 6, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am

An event as part of the multi-part conference program “Cutting Edge: Collage in Britain, 1945 to Now”
6:00–6:05am Welcome by Sarah Victoria Turner (Deputy Director, Paul Mellon Centre)

Panel 1
Chaired by Lynda Nead (Pevsner Professor of History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London)
6:05–6:20am CT Ben Cranfield (Senior Tutor, Curatorial Theory and History, Royal College of Arts), “Fragmenting the Contemporary: The Queer Timeliness of Collage and the Curatorial in post-War Britain”
6:20–6:35am Craig Buckley (Associate Professor, Department of the History of Art, Yale University), “An Architecture of Clipping: Reyner Banham and the Redefinition of Collage”
6:35–6:50am Panel 1 discussion & questions
6:50–7:00am Break

Panel 2
Chaired by Dawn Ades (Professor of History of Art at the Royal Academy)
7:00–7:15am Nicola Simpson (Research Impact Fellow at Norwich University of the Arts), “Not This and Not That: Cutting A(way) to a Tantric Buddhist Collage in the Work of Dom Sylvester Houédard”
7:15–7:30am Andrew Hodgson (University of London Institute in Paris), “Xeroxing Surrealism: TRANSFORMAcTION and Collage as Aesthetic Continuity”
7:30–7:45am Panel 2 discussion & questions
7:45–8:00am Multi-panel discussion

Image Credit: Dom Sylvester Houédard, ON THE ENCLOSED LEAF OUT PETITION TO TIME BEFORE THE NO ACT OF UN DOING, 1967, vinyl plastic laminate (newspaper cuttings, miscellaneous material and PVC plastic), 15.6 x 15.2 cm, 6 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (HOUE670072). Digital image © Dom Sylvester Houédard; Courtesy Lisson Gallery (All rights reserved)


October 6, 2021
6:00 am - 8:00 am
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