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Material Futures: Matter, Memory and Loss in Contemporary Art Production and Preservation

Thu 29 June — Fri 30 June 2017


This academic conference, organised by the University of Glasgow and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network ‘New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art,’ brings together international experts in the field to consider the practical and theoretical issues central to caring for the future of contemporary artworks. Through keynote lectures, panel discussions and short presentations, the conference will consider questions of permanence and impermanence, reproducibility and replication, and the roles of the artist and the institution in constructing and maintaining memory.

Full programme details are available here.