CIDRAL Public Event at the Manchester Art Gallery: Round Table discussion of 'The Imitation Game' exhibition
|Dates:||2 June 2016|
|Times:||16:00 - 19:30|
|What is it:||Exhibitions|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public, Post 16|
This public event part of CIDRAL's Semester 2 programme for the 2015-16 academic year, themed around Cultures and Temporalities.
Inspired by Manchester’s rich history of computer science, The Imitation Game will feature work by international contemporary artists who explore the theme of machines and the imitation of life. The exhibition will include film and video, robotic and kinetic sculpture, works on paper and installation work, by artists including James Capper, Tove Kjellmark, Yu-Chen Wang, Paul Granjon, Phillippe Parreno, Mari Velonaki and David Link.
Join Professor Jackie Stacey (English and American Studies, University of Manchester), Dr Simon Parry (Drama, University of Manchester), and Clare Gannaway (Manchester Art Gallery) for a public roundtable discussion of the exhibition.
Followed by a screening of the film Teknolust (starring Tilda Swinton, Directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson, 2002, 82 mins), introduced by Jackie Stacey at 6pm.
Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Theatre, Manchester Art Gallery