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Symposium: Wild Minds

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Time: 11.15am
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), 12 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AH
Price: £6.00 - £10.00
Speaker(s): Speakers include Phillip Warnell (artist-filmmaker, Kingston University), Jean-Christophe Bailly (poet and philosopher, author of The Animal Side), Michael Lawrence (University of Sussex, editor of Zoo and Screen Media: images of exhibition and encounter), Charlotte Corney (Director, Isle of Wight Zoo), Honor Beddard (Wellcome Trust curator), Lynn Turner (Goldsmiths, University of London, editor of the Edinburgh Companion to Animal Studies) and Filipa Ramos (writer, editor of Animals, Whitechapel Gallery Docs/MIT).

Symposium: Wild Minds

'Wild Minds' is focused on the ambiguities and co-operations that define our relations with other species. Bringing together filmmakers, theorists, curators and those working directly with other species, the symposium will combine presentations, in-conversation, film, and notes on performance. The various contributors will consider processes by which co-presence, proximity, encounters and (impossible) relations with wild minds are established: from the origins of wild life photographic representation; generational transmission of zoo and conservation; one-to-one animal encounters; image-making solutions of contemporary artists' film and other commercial cinema. Participants will share from their research specialisms, experience, theoretical frameworks and practical references, traversing livelihoods and project-based work.

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Contact: ICA
Tel: 020 7930 3647
Email: tickets@ica.org.uk

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