CADRE Lecture Series

The Centre for Art and Design Research and Experimentation (CADRE) at the University of Wolverhampton are pleased to announce the dates for our 2013 lecture series.

The lectures are run by the research groups within CADRE and are free and open to everyone to attend.

All events take place at 6pm in Room MK045 in the School of Art & Design Building on City Campus North unless otherwise indicated. For further information, please contact 01902 322213 or cadre@wlv.ac.uk

CADRE Lectures 2013/14


 

Michael Brennand-Wood: Pretty Deadly

Tuesday 13 May 2014, 6.00pm, MK045, MK Building, City Campus North

Michael Brennand-Wood is a visual artist, curator, lecturer and arts consultant. His work can be seen in private, public and corporate collections worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, The Crafts Council, London and National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Read more about this lecture


 

Warren Neidich: Computational Architecture and the Statisticon

Tuesday 8 April 2014, 6.00pm, MK045, MK Building, City Campus North

Warren Neidich is a Berlin and Los Angeles based post-conceptual artist, theorist who explores the interfaces between cultural production, brain research and cognitive capitalism. His interdisciplinary works combines photographic, video and noise installation in an effort to investigate tactics to create an emancipatory materialsim. Read more about this lecture


 

Geoffrey Mann: The Space Inbetween

Tuesday 11 March 2014, 6.00pm, MK045, MK Building, City Campus North

Geoffrey Mann is an artist, designer and lecturer. His studio questions and challenge what these practices mean today. Working beyond the constraints of material or process, Mann focuses on narrative. Embracing whichever skills are necessary to bring the intangible to life. Read more about this lecture


 

Simon Ellis: On collaboration, violence and the talk that was always about to happen

Tuesday 4 February 2014, 6.00pm, WN004, The Performance Hub, Walsall Campus

Simon Ellis is a London-based New Zealand-born independent choreographer, dancer and film-maker. He has a practice-led PhD (looking at improvisation and documentation) and is a Reader at Roehampton Dance in London. Read more about this lecture


 

Brad Butler: co-founder of no.w.here

Tuesday 28 January 2014, 6.00pm, MK045, MK Building, City Campus North

Brad Butler is the co-founder (with artist Karen Mirza) of no.w.here, an artist-run space for moving image practices. no.w.here’s role as a cooperative environment is related to the centering of Mirza & Butler’s own practice upon collaboration, dialogue and the social. Read more about this lecture


 

Adrian Howells: Back to Nurture

Tuesday 14 January 2014, 6.00pm, MK045, MK Building, City Campus North

Adrian Howells is a Glasgow-based performance-maker who creates work that often promotes intimacy, vulnerability, mutual nurturing and genuine exchange with an audience, frequently in a one-to-one, autobiographical, or confessional context, in a range of non-traditional performance spaces. Read more about this lecture


 

Jane and Louise Wilson: Examining recent work 2009 - 2012

Tuesday 3 December 2014, 6.00pm, MK045, MK Building, City Campus North

For over two decades, British artists (and sisters) Jane and Louise Wilson have meticulously documented the architectural ruins of twentieth century modernity. In specific, their focus has been directed towards the dire fate of obsolete military-industrial consetellations. Read more about this lecture


 

Dr Mark Léger: Avant-Garde and Fantasy

Tuesday 5 November 2013, 6.00pm, MK045, MK Building, City Campus North

Marc James Léger is a graduate of the doctoral program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. He has taught art history and visual culture at Lakehead University, the University of Lethbridge and the Universite de Montreal. Read more about this lecture