Category Archives: Event

The Department of Feminist Conversations at Tate Exchange 0

The Department of Feminist Conversations is an intervention into contemporary criticality that seeks to broaden conversations about life and art through the perspective of contemporary feminisms. Founded by myself with writers Mary Paterson & Maddy Costa, The Department of Feminist Conversations embodies feminism as a political stance and a historical discourse. It approaches art as […]

Critical thinking around Live Art for Live Art Almanac Vol 4 Launch 0

  The Live Art Almanac Volume 4 is? a collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2012 and December 2014. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions,Volume 4 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance- based […]

Theatre Criticism in the Public Sphere: Masterclass at FITEI, Porto 0

  Decline, demise, deliberation: the question of criticism in the public sphere presented as part of Creating Dialogues: Performing Arts Criticism and the Public Sphere In 1989, in The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, Jurgen Habermas argues that the formation of the bourgeois public sphere in the 18th century developed through democratic deliberation and the […]

Stamsund Festival: Critics in Conversation 0

I took part in this year’s Stamsund Festival, together with critic Anette Therese Pettersen.   The programme of talks was:   Wednesday 25th 13:00 :  Friendship and Criticism with Thorbjørn Gabrielsen   Thursday 26th 15:00 : Borders: collaboration and friendship Verdensteatret and Mårten Spångberg   Friday 27th 13:00 : On feminism and power relations Lisa Lie and […]