Art, Gendered Labour and Resistance

Convened in collaboration with Angela Dimitrakaki (University of Edinburgh) - 15 June 2012

2 - 5pm
      Mika Rottenberg, Dough (video still), 2006, C-print

The Space

Artists and theorists from the UK and Europe explore new understandings of gendered labour. Featuring Jo Applin, Angela Dimitrakaki, Julia Morandeira, Nina Power, Maria Ruido and Marina Vishmidt, this half day symposium will touch on the issue of generational thinking in feminist analyses of labour; art as gendered labour, and the link between work and resistance to oppression.

Angela Dimitrakaki is Lecturer in Contemporary Art History and Theory at the Department of History of Art at the University of Edinburgh.

Jo Applin is a lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of York.

Nina Power is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Roehampton University.

Julia Morandeira is a researcher, curator and organiser.

Maria Ruido is an artist, filmmaker, researcher and cultural producer.

Marina Vishmidt is a writer, researcher and filmmaker.

Nottingham Contemporary’s public programme is jointly funded by Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.