Dr Robert J. Wallis

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…

Book Launch – Paul Rekret – ‘Down With Childhood’

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The Research Centre for International Visual Arts and Cultures (IVAC) is delighted to announce that Dr. Paul Rekret, Associate Professor of Politics, will be launching his new book, ‘Down with Childhood: Pop Music and the Crisis of Innocence’…

Publication & Launch of Rhetoric, Social Value and the Arts edited by Charlotte Bonham-Carter and Nicola Mann

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The book reveals how the ‘social value of art’ may have one meaning for a policy maker, another for a museum and still yet another for an artist – and it is therefore in the interaction between these agents that we learn the most about…
Dr Robert J. Wallis

Dr. Robert J. Wallis to convene session at Royal Anthropological Institute ‘Art, Materiality and Representation ’Conference 2018

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Dr. Robert J. Wallis’ proposal for a session at the Royal Anthropological Institute conference in 2018 has been accepted. The ‘Art, Materiality and Representation’ conference will be held 1 to 3 June 2018 at the British Museum, Clore…
Dr Robert J. Wallis

Dr. Robert J. Wallis published research in The Falconer

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Dr. Robert J. Wallis, Professor of Visual Culture has been published in The Falconer journal. Wallis’ paper, entitled “‘As the Falcon Her Bells’?: Falconry and Hawking in Early Anglo-Saxon England”, examines the archaeological and…