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The Avant Garde: Study Day

British Library Conference Centre
4 February 2008 10:00-17:00

To accompany the current British Library exhibition Breaking the Rules: The Printed Face of the European Avant Garde 1900–1937 the British Library, in partnership with the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, have organised a study day to explore the various movements that made up the European Avant Garde.

Talks by leading academics include:

  • DaDa: Word and Image
    Professor Dawn Ades, Department of Art History and Theory, University of Essex
  • Futurism: From Visual Poetry to Electronic Media Art
    Dr Günter Berghaus, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Drama, University of Bristol
  • Avant Garde City
    Dr Andrew Webber, Deputy Head of Department of German and Dutch Churchill College, University of Cambridge
  • Reading Between the Lines: Avant Garde Publishing and its Jewish Questions
    Professor Michael Berkowitz, Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College London
  • Avant Garde under dictatorships
    Frank Whitford, Author of Avant Garde related titles
  • How Avant Garde ideas have fed the growth of the internet
    Charlie Leadbetter, Author and Advisor on Innovation Strategy

Price: £15.00 (concessions £10.00)
Ticket cost includes Tea and Coffee. Lunch not included.

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