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Critical Animals Research Symposium
29 September - 2 October 2016
Octapod and The Lock-Up present Critical Animals as part of This is Not Art
Exploring curious and uncharted niches in contemporary art and critical thought.
Critical Animals is a creative research symposium held annually as a part of This Is Not Art festival in Newcastle, Australia.
It’s a forum for students, researchers, writers, artists, thinkers and curious individuals who are critically engaged with creative and experimental art practices. It’s an opportunity to present papers and ongoing research, as well as to challenge creative practices and work collaboratively with others in the field.
- Varied Chorus
Examining the process and outcomes of collaboration between multidisciplinary artists...
- Artistic Madness
Can madness ever lead to the creation of great work?...
- The Big Shave
Opening with Martin Scorsese’s 1967 student film of the same...
- Women of the Anthropocene
A panel on the political and cultural dynamics of what it...
- Reference Points
Bringing together joyous, pop influenced art practices, Reference Points lays...