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15.04.16—16.04.16

Traffic: movement / place / flow / mobility conference

Artist Dani Abulhawa teaching young people to skate on the West Bank of Palestine.

Exploring contemporary artworks in the context of place and subjectivity, as shifting, fluid concepts, the Traffic: movement / place / flow / mobility conference will take place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 April.

Co-hosted with Plymouth University, Traffic will be introduced by a panel including photographer Professor Jem Southam, with a keynote address from renowned poet Professor Tony Lopez.

We’ll hear from Dani Abulhawa, who’ll be speaking about her charity work in the West Bank of Palestine with SkatePAL, and Ignacio Acosta, who’ll explore the uneasy relationship between capitalism and copper mining in Chile.

Traffic is co-organised by research groups LAND2 and Land/Water, and will be co-convened by Liz Wells, Professor in Photographic Culture at Plymouth University, and Dr Stephen Felmingham, BA (Hons) Painting, Drawing & Printmaking Programme Leader at Plymouth College of Art.

What: Traffic: movement / place / flow / mobility - conference

When: Friday 15 and Saturday 16 April

Where: Plymouth University on Friday 15 April and Plymouth College of Art on Saturday 16 April

  • Conference
  • Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, Pl4 8AT
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