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Sustainability Action

Global Futures Lecture - Climates of Displacement Event

Time:
16:00 - 18:00
Date:
6 November 2013
Venue:
Lecture Theatre B, Level 2 Eastside Building Winchester School of Art

For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Victoria Walters at v.m.walters@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

This presentation from T.J. Demos, will consider how various environmental crises (distinct but not unrelated) are increasingly bringing about forced displacements of life from different territories—including the Maldives, the Arctic, and Fukushima.

T.J. Demos is critic and Reader in the Department of Art History, University College London. He writes on contemporary art and politics, and is the author, most recently, of The Migrant Image: The Art and Politics of Documentary During Global Crisis (Duke University Press, 2013), and Return to the Postcolony: Spectres of Colonialism in Contemporary Art (Sternberg Press, 2013). He recently guest edited a special issue of Third Text (no. 120, 2013) on the subject of “Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology,” and is currently at work on a book on the subject for Sternberg Press.

More details can be found on the website.

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