Glasgow 2

Political Animal
Art Writing Constructing the Contemporary City

This event has been rescheduled for September 2019
due the GSA fire.

21-24 June 2018
Glasgow School of Art and Centre for Contemporary Arts


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6pm (Glasgow School of Art): Opening Political Animal​ solo show by Prabhakar Pachpute ​and book launch by Johnny Rodger & Prabhakar Pachpute​ (Reid Building)

8.30pm: Dinner at Non Viet (536 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3LX)

CCA Gallery in exhibition designed by Jonas Staal

9.30–10.00am:  Registration

10–10.15am: Welcome Francis McKee​, Intro Johnny Rodger​ & Viviana Checchia

10.15–12pm: The Festival Cabinet
Art making the Contemporary City (The Culture of the Festival)
chair: Viviana Checchia
Nikos Papastergiadis, Carol Yinghua Lu, Richard Parry, Francis McKee

12.00–12.30pm: Face to Face Nikos Papastergiadis ​& Lionel Ruffel

12.30–1.30pm: Lunch @ Saramago (CCA)

1.30–4.30pm: The Cabinet of Spatial Justice
Spatial Justice in the Contemporary City
chair: Andrew Tickell
Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Jasmina Cibic, Alicja Rogalska

4.30–5pm: Face to Face: Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos​ & Jonas Staal

5–6pm: Assembly the political gathering of the people

6.30pm: Dinner making at Project Café (134 Renfrew St, Glasgow G36ST)

GSA Reid Building Gallery designed by Prabhakar Pachpute

10–10.30am Welcome & Intro

10.30–12.30am: The Writing Cage
Writing the Contemporary City
chair: Johnny Rodger
Lionel Ruffel, Peter Geoghegan, Agnieszka Kilian, Mairi Lafferty

12.30–1pm: Face to Face: Carol Yinghua Lu ​& Mairi Lafferty

1–2pm: Lunch at Refectory (GSA)

2–4pm: A Medium-Sized Cage
Publishing/Alternative Media and the Contemporary City
chair: Hannah McGill
Fucking Good Art, Ravi Sundaram, Mike Small

4–4.30pm: face to face: Peter Geoghegan ​& Hannah McGill

4.30–5pm: Assembly: the Flocking of the Animal

6.30pm: Dinner & Dancing at The Vic (20 Scott St, Glasgow G3)

Glasgow: BarCamp Day

Instead of the usual closing remarks at a conference, the BarCamp is an open, participatory workshop event, the content of which is provided by the public and attendees themselves. It is an intense workshop event with discussions, presentations, readings, interaction. Unlike the traditional conference format, BarCamps have a self-organising character, relying on the passion and responsibility of the participants.

Participants include: Camilla Crosta, Ellie Harrison, Filipa Ramos, Gustavo Ferro, Maiada Aboud, Maja Ćirić, Michael Kordas, Miranda Stuart, Mirian Calvo, Bethan Bide, Emma Dick, Vlad Morariu, ​among others.