• 50 George Square, Screening Room G.04
    Edinburgh
    EH8 9LH

A one-day interdisciplinary conference on avant-garde responses to twentieth century socio-political crises.

  • Hunter Building, Hunter Lecture Theatre (017)
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Dr Gabriele Schor (Sammlung Verbund, Vienna) | Part of the 2017-18 History of Art Research Seminar Series

Naomi Stewart and Josh Bowker talk to us about ‘Aggression, Transgression and the Avant-Garde’.

Dr Patricia Allmer – a Senior Lecturer, Chancellor’s Fellow and Deputy Director of Research at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) – has co-curated an exhibition, 4 Saints in 3 Acts – A Snapshot of the American Avant-garde, at The Photographers' Gallery in London that is the first of its kind in the world.

  • Hunter Building, Hunter Lecture Theatre (017)
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Dr Paula Barreiro López (University of Barcelona) | Part of the 2017-18 History of Art Research Seminar Series

  • Hunter Building, Hunter Lecture Theatre (017)
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Felicity Gee is lecturer in Modernism and World Cinema at the University of Exeter. She is the author of the forthcoming monograph Magic Realism: The Avant-Garde in Exile (Routledge, 2019), and has published on Surrealism and avant-garde film, Japanese film, and affect theory.

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  • Edinburgh College of Art, Main Building, West Court
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Part of the 2017-18 School of Art Friday Lecture series

  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two), The Boardroom
    75 Belford Rd,
    Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

This event is part of the programme of the Edinburgh Dada & Surrealism Research Group, and is led by Professor Peter Dayan.

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Bringing together world-class scholarship on Dada and Surrealism across the University of Edinburgh.

Ruth Hemus joins us from Royal Holloway, University of London, to talk about the role of women in Dada and this year's centenary of the movement.