The Staged Document: Photography, Performance and the Body

At Manchester Metropolitan University, Geoffry Manton Building, Rosamond Street West.Using Melanie Manchot’s exhibition as a starting point, this full day event will focus on the relationship between performance, the body and photographic representation. A range of high profile speakers will explore some of these ideas in relation to contemporary fine art practice, providing opportunity for debate and discussion. Chair: Heidi Reitmaier, Writer and Programmer, former Director of Talks, ICASpeakers: John Slyce, Writer and CriticAdrian George, Curator, Tate ModernMelanie Manchot, ArtistProf. Gabriele Griffin, Professor of Gender Studies, University of HullProf. Anne Grebby,, Professor of Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam UniversityHayley Newman, ArtistTickets: £5.00 full / £4.00 concs.