Matter Matters

Matter Matters – A Land2 Event

School of Design, University of Leeds 12th -13th November 2015

Two linked events:

12th November 2015, Symposium

13th November 2015, Fourth Land2 Postgraduate Conference

An interdisciplinary event focused on place orientated practice-based research in visual arts and creative writing convened by Dr Judith Tucker, School of Design, University of Leeds.

Selected texts of Karan Barad have been sent out to all participants in advance. Speakers will use this as a reference for their own work

Keynote Speaker: Professor Johnny Golding, Director of the Centre for Fine Art Research, Birmingham City University

Invited speakers:

  1. Dr Pat Naldi CSM University of the Arts London
  2. Mary Modeen University of Dundee
  3. Dr Louise K Wilson University of Leeds
  4. Dr Paul Wilson University of Leeds
  5. Polly Gould The BartlettSchool of Architecture, London
  6. Dr Lucy Burnett Leeds Beckett University
  7. Dr Rebecca Thomas University of Hertfordshire

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Timetable for Thursday, 12th November 2015

10.00- 10.15 All arrive at Baines Wing, Miall Lecture Theatre, info about day and venues

10:15- 10:30 Welcome from Judith Tucker

Panel 1: (10:30-12.00) Baines Wing, Miall Lecture Theatre

Dr Lucy Burnett, Leeds Beckett University

Polly Gould, The Bartlett School of Architecture, London

Mary Modeen, University of Dundee

(Move venue, walk from Baines Wing to Clothworkers South Building – lunch)

Panel 2: (13:00-15:00) Clothworkers South Building LT 3 (3.12)

Dr Rebecca Thomas, University of Hertfordshire

Dr Louise K Wilson, University of Leeds

Dr Pat Naldi, CSM, University of the Arts, London.

Dr Paul Wilson, University of Leeds

tea/coffee 3.00- 4.00

Keynote presentation: (16:00-17:00) Clothworkers South Building LT 3 (3.12)

Professor Johnny Golding, Director of the Centre for Fine Art Research, Birmingham City University

No conference fees : on Thursday, lunch and teas will be £10/£5 for students. Please pay on the day.

Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Please confirm your attendance to: Judith Tucker (j.a.tucker@leeds.ac.uk) by 10th November 2015.

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Timetable for Friday, 13th November 2015 

Panel of academics, to respond, moderate and facilitate discussion: (10:00-15:00) Clothworkers Link Buliding (G32b)

Dr Harriet Tarlo, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr Rebecca Thomas, University of Hertfordshire

Dr Judith Tucker, University of Leeds

Mary Modeen, University of Dundee

PhD Student Presenters: 

  1. Jung Hee Kim, University of Reading
  2. Andrew Jeffrey, Sheffield Hallam University
  3. Veronica Fibisan, University of Sheffield
  4. Trevor Borg, University of Leeds
  5. Filippa Dobson, University of Leeds
  6. Adam Stone, University of Leeds TBC
  7. Laura Donkers, University of Dundee
  8. Jan Johnson, University of Dundee, Fulbright scholar from Clark University, USA TBC

No conference fees: On Friday, £5 each for lunch payable on the day.

Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Please confirm your attendance to: Judith Tucker (j.a.tucker@leeds.ac.uk) by 10th November 2015.