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C*NTemporary / EcoFutures Festival: Queer-feminist Ecocriticism in Live Art & Visual Cultures at Queen Mary University of London, Arts Two Lecture Theatre

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Time 10:30
Date 13/04/19
Price £3.79

A one-day international conference bringing together artists, theorists and activists to cover topics ranging from non-human ethics to ecosexuality.

Saturday 13 April, 10:30-17:00.

Invited guests include Gaia Giuliani, Shela Sheikh, João Florencio and Silvia Federici. Artworks by Wangechi Mutu and Adelita Husni-Bey will be screened for this occasion.

Conference Programme

10:30-11:00 –  Registration

11:00-12:30 – Non-Human Ethics and Xenopolitics
Rita Natálio
Wangechi Mutu The End of Eating Everything, 2013. 8mins (video screening)
Ama Josephine Budge
Gaia Giuliani
Q&A 20”

12:30-13:45 –  Walk to the gallery ‘Staring at the Sun’ exhibition accompanied by performance by Liam Geary Baulch + public showcase of Quimera Rosa open lab & talk in the gallery

13:45-15:00 –  Lunch break

15:00-16:30 –  Sexing the Planet: Performing Ecological Intimacies
Isabel Burr Raty
Elizabeth Eleanor Jacqueline Atkinson
João Florencio
Q&A 20”

16:45-18:45 – Repair, Resist, Revitalize: New Synergies in the Anthropocene
Nadja Verena Marcin
Helena Hunter
Adelita Husni-Bey, The Reading, 2017. 15mins (video screening)
Silvia Federici
Q&A 30”

19:00 – 20:30 Drink Reception

This conference has been generously supported by the Doctoral College Initiative Fund at Queen Mary University, Arts Council England, the British Association for American Studies and the U.S. Embassy in London and the Tower Hamlets Event Fund.

If you are unable to afford the ticket please get in touch with us.

Accessibility: The venue is fully accessible.