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Paul Mellon Centre | London, Asia, Art, Worlds Conference: Potential Histories & Solidarities

June 3, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 10:15 am

The Potential Histories and Solidarities panel historicizes collective actions of artists and social organizations towards shared aesthetic and political projects.
Chair: Parul Dave-Mukherji (Professor, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
*Times in CT
7:00–7:15am Welcome & Introductions
7:15–8:00am Keynote: Michael Rakowitz (Artist) and Omar Kholeif (Director of Collections and Senior Curator at Sharjah Art Foundation)
8:00–8:15am Break
8:15–8:20am Welcome back/Introductions
8:20–8:40am David Morris (Research Fellow and Editor at Afterall), “Artists for Democracy and the Vietnam Festival (1975)”
8:40–9:00am Maryam Ohadi-Hamadani (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Yale Center for British Art), “A Little Too Much ‘Commonwealth New Vision'”
9:00–9:30am Discussion & Questions
9:30–10:00am Optional breakout rooms for continued discussion
This event is part of London, Asia, Art, Worlds, a multi-part programme of online events taking place in May and June 2021. It is envisioned as a murmuration, a series of interconnected papers, conversations, performances and interventions.