Does Photography Need Theory? A Discussion
Saturday 28th October
10:00 – 18:00
Fyvie Hall, 309 Regent Street, W1B 2HT
This one-day symposium saw artists, photographers, academics and philosophers come together to discuss the long standing and complex relationship between between theory and practice.
Chaired by Lucy Soutter & Nina Mangalanayagam, the symposium encouraged an open and engaging conversation between the speakers and the audience, artists and theorists, and anyone who is thinking about the value and relevance of theory to practice.
Speakers included Daniel Blight, Nina Mangalanayagam, Sarah Pickering, Lucy Soutter, Chris Kul-Want, Duncan Wooldridge.
Writer, co-editor of Loose Associations, visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art and lecturer at the University of Brighton.
Course leader for MRes: Art and Pathway Leader for Theory and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins.
Photographer and visual artist.
Writer and art historian, course leader of MA Photography Arts at the University of Westminster.
Visual artist, teaching fellow at the Slade School of Fine Art.
Artist, writer and curator. Course Director for BA (Hons) Photography at Camberwell College of Art.