— The open call for the online journal is still open! more information here: http://news.harts.online/being-nomad-open-call-for-a-one-off-online-journal-deadline-1st-may/
— An event exploring notions of nomadic and non-nomadic thinking in response to current political, cultural and ecological shifts. The event will launch the one-off online journal Being Nomad. Contributions to the journal are welcomed through an open call until the 1st May. A limited edition of three hard copies of the journal will also be presented at the event.
A panel discussion with Professor Joanna Hodge and contributors from the journal (TBC) aims to draw out a discussion of the themes. All attending are welcome to take part.
Accompanying the event is the 4th Leg of Jackie Haynes' nomadic exhibition, Merzwomen & the Daughters of Dada, which began at The Vallum Gallery, University of Cumbria Institute of the Arts in Carlisle, March 2018. Legs 2 & 3 being at Ambleside and Lancaster campuses respectively. This exercise in material thinking is a practice-based PhD study of selected aspects of Kurt Schwitters’ legacy of Merz, also acknowledging its relationship with Dada.
Work will be set amongst the numerous potted plants in the glorious natural light on the first floor of Manchester Metropolitan University’s Righton Building.
Entry is free for all. There will be refreshments.
Merzwomen & the Daughters of Dada Exhibition will be open between June 8 — July 6
The event is part of Prologue 2018 – a series of events, talks and workshops organised by the Postgraduate Arts and Humanities Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University.
For any enquiries feel free to contact Mor Cohen ([email protected]
), Jackie Haynes ([email protected]
), or Kaija-Luisa Kurik ([email protected]