Talk by Neal White: The Deep Field / Art and the Ecological Imaginary | 13 May 2022 | 15:00-17:00 | The Hague [RSVP]
The Deep Field; Art and the Ecological Imaginary
Neal White is an artist and researcher. His talk will address artistic and academic research in relation to ecology as shaped by scientific framing of knowledge of environmental issues. The talk will highlight an artistic project he is leading in collaboration with artist Tina O’Connell at Amstelpark, Amsterdam, supported by Mondriaan Funds and zone2source. Framed by his work with the Deep Field Project, a research initiative that involves a range of graduate researchers using concepts from the environmental humanities, engaging with methodological innovation, and experimental fieldwork, White reflects on the power relationships that shape interdisciplinary and epistemic/environmental encounters and the critical role of artistic researchers in shaping knowledge futures.
Professor Neal White Co-Directs CREAM research centre, and leads the Deep Field Project at University of Westminster. CREAM is recognised as a world-leading centre and pioneer in practice-based, critical, theoretical and historical research in the broad areas of art, creative and interdisciplinary practice. In addition to leading this area, Neal has recently shown work in collaboration and independently at; The Central Pavilion, Giardina, Venice Biennale of Architecture – with Office of Experiments and Monsoon Assemblages (2021), With Deep Field Project at Kunsthall, Trondheim (2020, Norway), Into the Great Wide Open Music Festival (2019, Holland), Fargfabriken (2017, Stockholm, Sweden), The Royal College of Art (2016), The Henry Moore Institute (2005 and 2016), Objectif Exhibitions (2015, Antwerp, Belgium), The Whitechapel Gallery and Portikus Gallery (2014, Frankfurt, Germany).
When and where
13 May 2022, from 15:00 to 17:00
Wijnhaven building | Room 348
Turfmarkt 99 The Hague
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