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J. G. Ballard and Making (JGB Day 2017)

Saturday 24th of June, Birmingham City University, City Centre Campus, Curzon Building, B4 7BD

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JGB Day is a free event, but please click here to register your place on Eventbrite

09.30-10:00:

Registration

10:00-11.15:

Panel 1: Movement

Chair: TBC

Aristotelis Maragkos (Kent), ‘Ballard: Cinematic but Unadaptable?’

Paul Merrit, Dylan Young, Reuben Morley, Alex Bassett (Falmouth), ‘AVTUR’: Short film and discussion

Matthew Richardson (Illustrator)

Consciously Uncanny: Visualising J. G. Ballard’

11.15-11.45

Tea & Coffee

11.45-13:00

Panel 2: Rest
Chair: TBC

Verónica Mota (Berlin), ‘What I Believe’

Giorgios Crouch (Photographer), ‘Images of the Airport Landscape’

Laura De Simoni (Nottingham),

Performing Dystopia: A Dramatic Adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s Crash

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.00:

Introduction to and viewing of English, Fashion and Jewellery students’ collaborative work in response to J. G. Ballard’s Vermilion Sands

Katherine Thomas, Khadija Abdulkhadir, Marriyah Hussain, Natasha Bedward, Sadeka Chowdhury (BCU)

15.00-15.30:

Tea & Coffee

15.30-16.30:

Keynote presentation
Chair: Thomas Knowles (BCU)

Rachele Dini (UCL), “‘Nothing…being swapped for nothing’: Manufactured Waste, Neoliberal Geographies, and Material Agency in JG Ballard’s Postmillennial Fiction”

Conference organised by Thomas Knowles and Charlotte Newman

Artwork by Chuck Newsey

 

Event is free but you must register your place via Eventbrite.


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