Category Archives: Conferences

The Brand Nobody Knows: London’s fashion ‘other’ and the vernacular aesthetic of the Anthropocene

On a recent visit to Covent Garden I noted a new proliferation of luxury brands trading from the Piazza. On approaching the Piazza from James Street one is confronted with stores by historic luxury brands Chanel, Dior and Burberry. These … Continue reading

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Contemporary Vernacular Photographies Symposium – Saturday 3rd September

This image taken from Photographer’s Gallery website and shows a family made ‘anonymous’ in the newspaper. Part of Sophie Beard’s paper. I attended the Contemporary Vernacular Photographies symposium on Saturday which was organised by the Photographer’s Gallery and the Institute … Continue reading

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Images from Gwennap and beyond

Kennal Vale – 200 years ago there would have been little or no beech forest here, the area was the site of gunpowder works. Difficult to imagine now. Check out previous blog post for more info on this field trip. … Continue reading

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The Falmouth Convention

The weekend of 20th to 23rd May the Falmouth Convention was held in various sites around Cornwall. It referred to itself as a “three-day conference in an unconventional form, with an emphasis on artists as participants and on exchange of … Continue reading

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