Queer-feminist Ecocriticism in Live Art & Visual Cultures

International Conference
presented as part of EcoFutures Festival

Sat 13 April 2019
Queen Mary University of London, Arts Two Lecture Theatre
Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS
10:30am – 07:00pm 
£3

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This one-day international conference brings together artists, theorists and activists to cover topics ranging from non-human ethics to ecosexuality. Invited guests include Gaia Giuliani, João Florencio and Silvia Federici. Artworks by Wangechi Mutu, Adelita Husni-Bey and Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle will be screened for this occasion.

Conference Programme

10:30-11:00 –  Registration

11:00-12:30 – Non-Human Ethics and Xenopolitics

Rita Natálio
Wangechi Mutu The End of Eating Everything, 2013. 8mins (video screening)
Ama Josephine Budge
Gaia Giuliani
Q&A 20”

12:30-13:45 –  Walk to the gallery ‘Staring at the Sun’ exhibition accompanied by performance by Liam Geary Baulch + public showcase of Quimera Rosa open lab & talk in the gallery

13:45-15:00 –  Lunch break

15:00-16:30 –  Sexing the Planet: Performing Ecological Intimacies

Isabel Burr Raty
Elizabeth Eleanor Jacqueline Atkinson
Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle, Ecosexual Wedding Project, 2008-2014. 10mins (video screening)
João Florencio
Q&A 20”

16:45-18:45 – Repair, Resist, Revitalize: New Synergies in the Anthropocene

Nadja Verena Marcin
Helena Hunter
Adelita Husni-Bey, The Reading, 2017. 15mins (video screening)
Silvia Federici
Q&A 30”

19:00 – 20:00 Drink Reception

This conference has been generously supported by the Doctoral College Initiative Fund at Queen Mary University, Arts Council England, the British Association for American Studies & the U.S. Embassy in London and the Tower Hamlets Event Fund.

If you are unable to afford the ticket please get in touch with us.

Accessibility: The venue is fully accessible.

Links

EcoFutures: https://www.facebook.com/EcoFuturesFest
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Festival: https://cuntemporary.org/category/projects/ecofutures/

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