Tickets are now on sale for the FORMAT19 Conference, hosted by the University of Derby at their Markeaton Street site on Friday 15th March.
BOOK your tickets.
The conference is an interdisciplinary event on the FORMAT19 festival theme Forever//Now, with three parallel strands throughout the day involving presentations from over thirty international artists and researchers, high profile keynote and special guests.
Entry will include refreshments and a buffet lunch. You are also invited to the opening event of FORMAT19 taking place after the conference at Markeaton Street.
Keynote and special guests: Senior curator at the V&A, Martin Barnes; artist Edgar Martins; curators Skinder Hundal & Ekow Eshun; artistic directors of SIXTEEN Anne Braybon and Craig Easton and photography collector W. M. Hunt.
Other speakers include: Peter Ainsworth, Patrizia di Bello, Marc Bosward, Lewis Bush, Dominic Chapman, Tim Daly, Anna Douglas, Carla Mitchell, Thierry Geoffroy, Rachel Gillies, Mark Hall, Philip Harris, Paul Herrmann, Paul Lowe, Dinu Li, Gemma Marmalade, Lesia Maruschak, Les Monaghan, Nicola Muirhead, Alexandra Murphy, Ana Catarina Pinho, Claudio Reis, Chantal Riekal, Stephanie Rushton, Alys Russell, Illeana Selejan, Sam Vale.
Brief Conference Schedule:
9.30am Welcome – Professor Keith McLay, Pro-vice Chancellor/Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Education
10.30am – 12.35pm three concurrent sessions
12.40pm Skinder Hundal in conversation with Ekow Eshun
1.50pm Keynote: Anne Braybon & Craig Easton – SIXTEEN
2.30pm Thierry Geoffroy performance
2.45pm – 5.05pm three concurrent sessions
5.10pm Martin Barnes, senior curator at the V&A on Maurice Broomfield
5.50pm Summary & delgate Q&A moderated by W.M Hunt
6.20pm Close of conference
A full conference schedule will be available when you sign up for a ticket.
Tickets from £36 – £56 and are available HERE
Presented by D-MARC, the Digital and Material Arts Research Centre, University of Derby, in partnership with QUAD and FORMAT.