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Living in a Material World
Coventry, June 1999


LIVING IN A MATERIAL WORLD

An international conference organised by the Communication, Culture &
Media Subject Group, School of Art & Design, Coventry University

Friday 25th June - Sunday 27th June 1999


This is a multi-disciplinary conference that brings together academics
from the social sciences, human geography and environmental studies,
cultural studies, philosophy, communication, media, literary and film
studies, architecture, design and textiles, music and performing arts,
law, and fine art, with visual, conceptual and body artists, photographers
and film-makers, novelists, poets and musicians, as well as political
activists and independent scholars. The conference will include keynote
addresses by NICHOLAS ZURBRUGG, ESTHER LESLIE, SUSAN RUDDICK, STEWART
HOME, PHIL COHEN, MICHAEL KEITH and LES BACK, performances by CATHY
MacGREGOR, ALAN MOORE and AIDAN SUN, films by JOHN SERGEANT and THE
ISLAMIC DIGGERS, exhibitions by DAVE EYRE, The International Occasional
Museum, EMMA SANGSTER and IAN TROWELL. 

Contributors include:

OREET ASHERY, PHIL AUSLANDER, WILL BARTON CATMUR, ANDREW BECK, JOHN BECK,
BOB BENNETT, SARAH BERRY, LISA BLANSETT, RICHARD BRADBURY, TIM BRENNAN,
DAMIEN BRENNAN, ROB BURTON, CORNFORD & CROSS, FAYE CLARIDGE, TIM DANT,
GILL DAVIES, DAVIDE DERIEU, TIM EDENSOR, GARETH EVANS, JILL FENTON, ALLEN
FISHER, KEN FRIEDMAN, LIEVE GIES , ANNA GOUGH-YATES, KEVIN HETHERINGTON,
SHAUN HIDES, KATRIN HOERSHELMANN, PHIL HUBBARD, NEIL HUNTER, KRISTINE
JEROME, MARTIN JENKINS, LEON JOHNSON, ANDY JONES, MIKE JONES, PAUL THOMAS
KINGSBURY, KEVIN MALONE, IAN McKAY, KEVIN MITCHELL, Dr. MARCIO
MORAES-VALENCA, CHARLIE MITTON, msdm (PAULA ROUSH & EMMA HEDDITCH), SEAN
NIXON, DR. BILL OSGERBY, MARK PATERSON, SADIE PLANT, PETER PLAYDON, JOHN
PLOWMAN, HEATHER RIGBY, HELEN SCALAWAY, JERRY SLATER, FABIAN THOMPSETT,
MARK TIMMINS , ELIZIA VOLKMANN, LESLEY WHITWORTH, LIZ WILKINSON, VALERIE
WILSON TROWER, ARTEMIS YAGOU and others to be confirmed. 

To register, please contact:
PETER PLAYDON
SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN
COVENTRY UNIVERSITY
PRIORY STREET
COVENTRY CV1 5FB
UK
Tel: +44-(0)1203 838 511
Email: arx087@coventry.ac.uk

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