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Talks & Curated Projects  


To intimate; Awkwardness & Camp, lecture delivered at Tate Modern for MA Chelsea College of Art       

 To intimate; Awkwardness & Camp, (Untitled) Sontag C-Type Print 2015.

 Devised lecture developed with Stephen Wilson as part of Chelsea College of Art & Tate Education 'Where Theory Belongs' can be read here or follow the link to Tate Education below for more information on participants involved.                         


Burning The Days (programme part of the Locomotion Film Festival) 2015   

 Still from 'How To Shoot A Crime Scene', Chris Krauss video,  30mins, 1987. 

   Over a morning and afternoon I devised a film programme and talk as part of the Locomotion Film Festival. The programme included James Richards, Sarah Schulman & Jim Hubbard, Vanalyne Green and Chris Krauss. Following the screening was a panel discussion with myself, Mark Turner (Kings College), Fiona Anderson (Newcastle University) and Morgan Quaintance (Independent Curator, Critic). For more information on the programme follow the link


Still from 'What Happens To You', Vanalyne Green, video 38mins, 1992.  

An interview between Terence McCormack and Vanalyne Green > 


The Masters Tools Will Not Dismantle The Masters House 

Talk delivered as part of Chelsea College of Art Theory MA. 2013  

Untitled, image taken from b&w negative, 1998-2013     

Synopsis of talk;     

A talk for Chelsea College of Art Theory, This seminar looks at the various critical theories available as a method and also a phenomenon within contemporary art production. Considering the sensibilities of artists such as Glenn Ligon, Felix Gonzales Torres, Sharon Hayes as an example - who have written and placed into their own practice an ongoing valuation of identity and language as containing a normative force. The group will discuss the position of critical theory to deciphering the methodology of art practice and ways in which it can be developed into their practice.