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7. 5. 2014, 6pm, Joe Padfield, National Gallery, London: How Big Do Digital Images Need to Be?

Venue: UCL, Department of History of Art, Gordon Square no. 20, London WC1E 6BT, room 3/4 For many years the cost and speed of digital technologies restricted the practical size of digital images. However, with continually improving systems, cameras and procedures…
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12. 3. 2014, 6pm, Esther Leslie, Birkbeck College: From Sea of Ice to Liquid Crystals: Trajectories of Anomalous States of Matter

Venue: UCL, Department of History of Art, Gordon Square no. 20, London WC1E 6BT, room 3/4 Esther Leslie (Professor in Political Aesthetics, Birkbeck College) tracks a curious line between Caspar David Friedrich’s painting Sea of Ice, from 1824 and the discovery of the…
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5. 3. 2014, 6pm, Ellery Foutch, Courtauld: Butterfly Mania: Preserving the Perfect State

Venue: UCL, Department of History of Art, Gordon Square no. 20, London WC1E 6BT, room 3/4 Ellery Foutch (Art Historian, Courtauld) will talk about how throughout his life, Titian Ramsay Peale (1799-1885) was obsessed with butterflies, ultimately creating thousands of drawings, lithographs,…
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29. 1. 2014, 6pm, Susan Hiller, Artist London: Radical Ambivalence

Venue: UCL, Department of History of Art, Gordon Square no. 20, London WC1E 6BT, room 3/4 Artist Susan Hiller (London) in conversation with Petra Lange-Berndt (art historian, UCL) about her interest in materiality, things, memory, politics, and the occult.
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22. 1. 2014, 7pm, Of Häxan and Hexen 2.0

Venue: UCL, Department of History of Art, Gordon Square no. 20, London WC1E 6BT, room 3/4 We will screen the silent movie Häxan: Witchcraft through the Ages (Denmark 1922; with a voice-over by William Burroughs). This will be followed by a tarot card…
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28. 10. 2013, 6pm, Molecular Resonances: An Introduction to the Institute of Making, UCL, London

Venue: Institute of Making, Malet Place, UCL Founders and directors of the Institute of Making, Mark Miodownik, Zoe Laughlin and Martin Conreen (a materials scientist, an artist/curator and a designer), will talk to Petra Lange-Berndt and Emma Richardson (History of…
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