Performance and Politics in the 1970s

Artist/Author:

Various

Digital Reference:

EF5167

Date Logged:

23.07.2015

Edition/Format:

Digital File


Keywords

politics, experimental performance art, history, ‘70s, London, UK

Notes

Documentation of a day of screenings, conversations and presentations which explore, recover and communicate the history of performance art in London and the UK in the 1970s. The day includes a screening of William Raban’s film 72-82 (a history of art and performance at Acme Gallery, London), followed by a panel discussion with William Raban (Professor of Film at London College of Communication), and special guests; a conversation with Hilary Westlake and David Gale (Lumiere & Son); lectures by Naseem Khan, Anne Bean, andMarcia Farquhar; with a keynote by the historian Carolyn Steedman (Emeritus Professor of History, University of Warwick).