MAP17 Symposium: In Your Face

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17 Nov 2017

2pm to 5.30pm

In Your Face

LCC MA Photography 2017 Symposium

London College of Communication, Lecture Theatre B, 2.00pm

 

‘In Your Face’: Faces & Photography: portrayals and new understandings.

Discussing faces and the art-science applications of photography, from its dark past with eugenics to its empathetic potential, non-verbal communication, and cutting-edge technologies in recognition and depiction. Co-hosted by MAP alumni Stephen Rusk and Rosie Holtom.

 

Schedule

 

Screen – work by John Hipwell (Principal Component Analysis)

 

2pm

 

Dr Wiebke Leister

Introduction

 

2.15pm

Cameron Foote of Whitechapel Gallery, on Thomas Ruff  http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/exhibitions/thomas-ruff/

 

2.35pm

Dr Debbie Challis of London School of Economics/Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, on photography and eugenics. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/staff/staff-news/08122011-debbiechallis

 

3pm

15 min break

Screen – work by Stephen Rusk & Rosie Holtom

 

3.20pm Prof Caroline Wilkinson, Director of the School of Art & Design & Director of Face Lab at Liverpool John Moores, on craniofacial depiction and Faces of Merseyside.  https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/centres-and-institutes/art-labs/expertise/face-lab

 

3.50pm

Kate Elliott, Visual artist on The study of Peter Pan http://kateelliott.co.uk/

 

4.15pm

Panel Discussion chaired by Stephen Rusk & Rosie Holtom.

 

5.30 

End symposium & tour of MA Photography final exhibition.

 

 

 

MAP17 show website:http://www.map17-lcc.uk