Seminar: Monday 29th June 2015
Islington Mill, Salford, M3 5HW
2 – 5.30 pm
100 years on: rethinking the legacy of DADA and documenting the international critical and artistic response to WWI
Adrian Notz, Curator/Director DADA Cabaret Voltaire Zurich, <http://www.cabaretvoltaire.ch/>
Dr. Marius Hentea, Dept. of English, MMU, ‘TaTa Dada: The Real Life and Celestial Adventures of Tristan Tzara’
Raya Zommer-Tal, Director Marcel Janco DADA Museum, Ein Hod, Israel (via Skype)
Dr. Michael Howard, DADA scholar, art historian, curator, Manchester
Cole Collins, PhD researcher Edinburgh College of Art – proposals for a Kurt Schwitters – ANNA BLUME and DADA/MERZ poetry symposium in 2016
Juri Steiner, co-curator Salon Suisse: S.O.S. Dada – The World Is A Mess, Venice Biennale (via Skype) <https://biennials.ch/home/ProjectDetail.aspx?ProjectId=21>
Chair: Pavel Buchler, Research Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University – an artist, teacher and occasional writer who describes his practice as “making nothing happen”.
6.00 pm DADA – MERZ (2016) Embassy. Performances and exhibition in the Gallery, Islington Mill, organised by Jackie Haynes and a team of artists.
7.00 pm 2016 – AFTER DADA: new critical agendas for artists and curators; proposals for an international Festival of the Avant Garde in Manchester?
Planning seminar/round table for artists, academics and curators interested developing new projects, symposia, and other proposals to commemorate the critical legacy and birth of DADA 100 years ago. Including proposals for an international critical art practice symposium for the NW, as part of the DADA 100 (2016) programme.
Peter Lewis, artist, curator and writer. MA Art and Design Director, Leeds Beckett University.
Marc James Léger, , Montreal – (via SKYPE) The Idea of the Avant Garde – And What It Means Today (Manchester University Press)*
South Island artists Christchurch, New Zealand – (SKYPE) Proposals for an ‘Erewhon’ DADA valley 2016 in the South Island of New Zealand.
Heath Bunting, artist activist, Bristol <http://aksioma.org/identity_bureau/index.html>
Chair. Dr. Jacques Rangasamy, Curator/SL Visual Arts and Theory, University of Salford
Seminar venue: Islington Mill, James Street, Salford M3 5HW
Hit and Run Dada 100 Exhibition