Symposium

Program                                                                                                       

9.00 -9.30                                                                          Registration

9.30 – 9.45 Welcome by the UAL Postgraduate Community and the Light PG Reading Group
Keynote
9.45 – 10.30

 

10.30 – 10.40

Dr. Junko Theresa Mikuriya, Senior Lecturer in Photography, University of West London (30 min + Q&A)

From Photophania to Photagogia: A Journey in the History of Light

Break

 

10.40 – 11.00

Light, Materiality, Technology

Dr. Cliff Lauson, Senior Curator, Hayward Gallery, London

On the Light Show exhibition

11.00 – 11.20 Kim Coleman, Artist and Lecturer at the School of Media and Communication, UAL, London

On Light Practices: recent solo and collaborative works

11.20 – 11.40 Mariel A. García-Salinas, Light-designer, UCL Alumni

‘The influence of light on how humans experience the built environment’

11.40 – 12.00

 

12.00 – 12.20

 

12.20 – 12.40

12.40 – 12.50

Michaela French, PhD Candidate in Information Experience Design, RCA, London

‘Taking the Long View – An ecological approach to artistic light observation’

Tamara Tyrer, PhD Candidate, CSM

On Technological Tornado Woman and Chorine

Q&A

               Introduction to ‘Day of Light’ exhibition by LUMEN and Super/collider

12.50 – 13.40

 

13.40 – 14.00

 

                                              Visit to the exhibition – Lunch break

                                    Withdrawing from light: Practices of Experiences

Maxence Effantin and Hao Zhang

On Creating a Visual Identity

14.00 – 14.20 Sam Winston, artist

‘Dark Residence’

14.20 – 14.40 Fay Ballard, UAL Alumni, MA Fine Arts CSM

‘Light and Darkenss’

14.40 – 15.00 Robert Verrill, MA Student in Fine Arts, UAL

On the Absence of light

15.00 – 15.20

15.20 – 15.30

Q&A

Break

 

15.30 – 15.50

 

15.50 – 16.10

                      Entanglements: Investigations into Light, Art and Science

Laura Santamaria, artist

On Drawings from Lighting

Dr. Sharon Phelps, UAL Alumni

‘Light and Cosmos: a meditative approach to artmaking’

16.10 – 16.30 Peter Taylor, PhD candidate at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Observatory Lab

On Cosmology and the Euclid Satellite Mission

16.30 – 16.50

 

16.50 – 17.10

Maria Luigia Gioffre’, UAL Alumni, MA Contemporary Photography: Philosophies and Practices, CSM

‘Impossibility of the Sky’

Q&A

                                                                       Keynote
17.10 – 17.55 Garry Fabian Miller, Artist and Melanie King, Artist and MPhil student, RCA, London (30 min + Q&A)

In Conversation

17.55 – 18.00                                                                Closing remarks