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Organised with artist Emily Hesse and academic Martyn Hudson, this seminar looks at the legacy of an exhibition by Knud and Solwei Stampe that took place 30 years ago at Middlesbrough Art Gallery and its associated text by famous art theorist John Berger. Themes for discussion include relationships between art and politics and Middlesbrough’s connections with international discourse. MIMA’s current collection display features the Stampe’s work.
Speakers and contributors include:
Former curator of the Middlesbrough Art Gallery, Alison Lloyd
John Berger’s biographer and archivist, Tom Overton
Cultural Theorist, Nikos Papastergiadis, University of Melbourne
Curator and son of Knud and Solwei Stampe, Jonas Stampe
Artist, Jean Spence and sociologist, Carol Stephenson, Northumbria University