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EVENT25.07.2024 / 6.00pm8.00pm
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Opening Up

AI Futures/Exodus Crooks/Stuart Hall Archive Project. At The Exchange.

Join Ikon and University of Birmingham at The Exchange for an evening of talks, exhibitions and creative workshops that open up conversations between artists and academics around AI Futures and the Stuart Hall Archive Project.

Hear Exodus Crooks discuss We need 2 tlk (2024) with Cathy Wade, Artist Facilitator, Vivid Projects, and participate in a creative text-based workshop led by artist Sadie Barnett. Listen to Dr Nick Beech and Dr Rita Gayle introduce live projects that expand access to the archive of Professor Stuart Hall (1932–2014).

See full programme and speakers’ biographies here.

6pm Arrival  

Talks (Banking Hall)

6.10pm Welcome and Introduction to AI Futures – Simon Cane, Director of Public and Cultural Engagement, University of Birmingham 

6.20pm We need 2 tlk – Exodus Crooks, Artist, and Cathy Wade, Artist Facilitator, Vivid Projects  

7pm Break 

7.10pm Introducing the Stuart Hall Archive – Dr Nick Beech, Academic lead on the Stuart Hall Archive Project, University of Birmingham   

7.35pm Break  

7.45pm Introducing Conjunctures – Dr Rita Gayle, Research Fellow on the Conjunctures strand of the Stuart Hall Archive Project, University of Birmingham 

8.10pm Closing remarks – Linzi Stauvers, Artistic Director (Education), Ikon, and Julia Habeshaw, Head of Public Programmes, University of Birmingham 

All talks are BSL interpreted by Gurmail Narwain and Joy Lear-Bernard. 

Workshop (South Entrance) 

6-8pm Would a computer get it? Sadie Barnett, Artist, Writer and Facilitator and Regan McDonald, Public Health Research Officer, Ikon and Birmingham City Council

Exhibition (The Vaults)

6-8pm We need 2 tlk (2024) – a moving image installation by Exodus Crooks. Commissioned by University of Birmingham and Ikon as part of AI Futures at The Exchange.

See full programme and speakers’ biographies here.

FREE

Event Date

Thursday 25 July 2024
6.00pm8.00pm

Event Details

Free entry, no need to book

Please note this event takes place at The Exchange, Centenary Square, B1 2DR

Information on The Exchange’s accessibility is available here

This event is being photographed and filmed. Please speak to the photographer if you prefer not to be included.

VENUE

The Exchange

3 Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2DR

Image Credits
1. ©Vanley Burke, Professor Stuart Hall in his office at Birmingham University, School of Cultural Studies,1975, Courtesy of Research and Cultural Collections, University of Birmingham 2. Exodus Crooks. Photo by Chelsea Gordon. Image courtesy the artist. 3. The Exchange. Image by Greg Milner Photography. Image courtesy The Exchange.
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