Inheritance Projects


'Nobody told us about it' symposium at the NGCA

'Nobody told us about it' symposium at the NGCA

8 November 2013, 1.30 - 5pm

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

In November, Inheritance Projects will convene a symposium engaging with the cultural legacy of the British photography practices, organisations and collectives who aligned themselves with left political movements throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

The event will bring together various speakers who are attempting to do photo-history ‘from the outside’ in order to share methodological approaches with a focus on the histories of regional as well as London based practices.

The symposium will take place at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art on 8 November 2013 and is programmed in association with the North East Photography Network.

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The Influence of Fry and Drew

Inheritance Projects will present research from our ongoing New Towns Project at the forthcoming conference 'The Influence of Fry and Drew'.

Convened by the Trasnational Architecture Group, the conference seeks to investigate the themes and movements of twentieth century architecture and town planning that have been influenced by the work of architects Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry, who were involved in the development of the New Town Chandigarh in Northern India.

Inheritance Curator Claire Louise Staunton will deliver a paper unpacking two examples of anarchic architecture in Chandigarh as a subaltern creation of complex spaces disruptive of narratives that de-politicise or renew colonialism.

A film produced by James Price in collaboration with Inheritance Projects, will be screened alongside the presentation. Corrections and Omissions (2013) maps the autonomous architectural activities of Chandigarh.

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Some Girls at International Project Space

Some Girls at International Project Space

'Some Girls at International Project Space' convenes a forum, within the context of Patrick Staff's exhibition ‘A Factory as it Might Be’, that seeks to develop new dialogues around the Some Girls poster project.

The Some Girls project was undertaken in the early 1980s by the Madeley Young Women's Writing and Design Group facilitated by Carola Adams with Graham Peet and Jonnie Turpie. The outcome of the collaboration was a set of 9 posters, developed around the experiences of the young women involved and underpinned by an inter-generational and collective ethos.

Carola Adams and Graham Peet will be present for the event on the 24 April 2013 when there will also be a screening of the film, Giro-Is this the modern world?. The film, produced by the Birmingham Film and Video Workshop in 1984, has its roots in the modes of production explored during the Some Girls project.

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Sarai Reader 09

Inheritance Projects have been invited by Sarai-CSDS - a Delhi based-space for research, practice and conversation about the contemporary media and urban constellations - to participate in Sarai Reader 09: Episode 2.

Sarai Reader 09 is a nine month exhibition curated by Raqs Media Collective that will unfold as a process of generative of visions, concepts, speculations and projections.

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Curators Talk and Tour of Gibside

To coincide with Tris Vonna-Michell's exhibition Ulterior Vistas at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Inheritance Projects will host a curator's talk and tour of National Trust property Gibside. The trip will take place on 6 November 2012, starting from BALTIC at 1pm. For more information and to book a free place please go here

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