Dr. Robert J. Wallis published in special issue of 'Religions' journal

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Dr. Robert J. Wallis has an article in the latest issue of the open access journal 'Religions'. The paper is entitled 'Art and Shamanism: from Cave Painting to the White Cube' and is available to download for free. The special issue, 'Explorations…

Design, History & Time: New Temporalities in a Digital Age

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Edited by Zoe Hendon and Anne Massey, and published by Bloomsbury, Design, History and Time reflects on the nature of time in relation to design, in both past and contemporary contexts. In contrast to a traditional design historical approach…

London Design Festival: ‘The Salon of Materials Consequences…’

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The Salon of Material Consequences is an entertaining evening of live readings by authors, featuring design fiction, speculative writing and excerpts from recently published books on materials. The theme is our relationships with materials and…

Dr. Robert J. Wallis delivers paper at IFRAO Conference 2018, Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici, Valcomonica, Italy

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The International Federation of Rock Art Organisations (IFRAO) met for their 20th conference at the Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici located in Baorio, Valcomonica, Italy, 29 Aug - 2 Sep 2018. The valley has one of the largest concentrations…
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Dr. Robert J. Wallis presents research at International Forum in China

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Dr. Robert J. Wallis delivered a paper at the International Forum on Shamanism and Arctic Anthropology, in China. The event brought a group of international and Chinese scholars together to discuss 'Re-thinking Shamanism Theory’. The event,…

Dr. Wallis Chairs Session at Royal Anthropological Institute Conference, British Museum and SOAS

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Dr. Robert J. Wallis chaired a session at the ‘Art, Materiality and Representation’ Conference of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1-3 June. The conference was hosted by the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas of the British…

Dr. Robert J. Wallis introductory essay published in new artist monograph, 'Galdrastafabók', by Jesse Bransford

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Brooklyn-based artist Jesse Bransford's work has been involved with belief and the visual systems it creates since the 1990s. His monograph 'A Book of Staves: Galdrastafabók', has just been published by Fulgur press fine editions. In a series…

IVAC Working in the Art World Exchange

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The research centre for International Visual Arts and Cultures and the Art Exhibition Society collaborated on a 'Working in the Art World' exchange on 18 April, Asa Briggs Hall, Kensington Campus. The event brought together alumni from the…

The Research Centre for International Visual Arts and Cultures and the Art Exhibition Society are delighted to announce: 'Working in the Art World'

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A workshop exploring the knowledge, skills and experience required to work in today's fast-paced international art world. The professional exchange and networking workshop brings together alumni from the MA in Art History and Visual Culture,…

On Friday 13th October, one member of the electro comedy duo Cassetteboy will speak in Dr. Nicola Mann's AVC 4205 Introduction to Visual Culture class. Cassetteboy are known for their 'mashups' of celebrities such as David Cameron and Alan Sugar.

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Several of the duo's videos have gone viral, securing millions of views on Youtube. Cassetteboy are perhaps best known for their"Cameron's Conference Rap" (2014), featuring cut-up clips of the then British Prime Minister David Cameron speaking…