Round table: Art after the Crash

To celebrate the opening of ‘Show Me The Money: The image of finance, 1700 to the present’, a special symposium brings together exhibiting artists, leading academics from disciplines across art history, contemporary art, and literature, alongside authors and former financiers. The panellists will reflect on the past and present interrelationships between art, money, and finance. Attendance is free but booking is recommended.  Please email to confirm your place.

Admission: FREE

The exhibition preview follows at 6:00 – 8:00pm at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.

Chair: Professor Julian Stallabrass (Courtauld Institute), art historian, photographer and curator


Bill Balaskas (University of the Creative Arts / Royal College of Art), exhibiting artist
Robin Bhattacharya, exhibiting artist
David Cross of Cornford & Cross (University of the Arts London), exhibiting artist
Dr Sarah Cook (Dundee University), curator of contemporary art, writer, and new media art historian
Geraldine Juárez, exhibiting artist
Immo Klink, exhibiting artist
Professor Nicky Marsh (Southampton University, exhibition co-curator)
Brett Scott, former broker and author of ‘The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money’



DATE: 13th June 3.30 – 5.30pm

LOCATION: Sunderland Museum, Jack Crawford Room

Panel „Ethnographic inquiries into contemporary configurations of racism“

Colloque annuel SSE – 07 au 09 novembre 2013 à la HETS à Sierre

Le colloque annuel de la Société Suisse d’Ethnologie a lieu à la Haute Ecole de Travail Social (HES-SO Valais//Wallis) située à Sierre. Il propose des réflexions menées par des anthropologues suisses et internationaux à partir de leurs recherches récentes. Cette année, les thématiques de l’anthropologie visuelle sont à l’honneur.


„Art contemporain et ethnographie aujourd’hui: quels zones de contacts? “ „Current (Swiss) contributions to Chinese Anthropology“
„Ethnographic inquiries into contemporary configurations of racism“ “Grandir en ville – Enfances, adolescence et usages des espaces urbains” „Medical Anthropology at home“

„Recherches récentes et expérimentations audiovisuelles: l’exemple du Valais “
„Religion as a capital: the social implications of religious affiliation, practices and networks“ „Situation d’interlocution et rapports de pouvoir“

Robin Bhattacharya participates in the Panel:

„Ethnographic inquiries into contemporary configurations of racism“

Image: Presentation Slide


The Drachma Conjuration

March #29 > April #4, 2011
Drachma – Speculation on Symbolic Value

Drachma is a research initiative, involving artists and theorists across disciplines, with an interest in the Greek economic reality and the Greek currency as a manifestation of this reality. We are investigating the Drachma as a symbol of economic value, national identity and political power, as they are expressed historically in the imagery of the currency. The iconographic and the symbolic representations of the Drachma, in the concrete syntactic context of notes and coins, provide a specific frame of reference to our analysis of Greece today. Our methodology includes archival research, art, economic theory, political design, psychoanalysis … Our production will culminate into a symposium, an exhibition, and a publication.

Annex of the Athens School of Fine Art, Hydra, Greece

National Bank of Greece – Historical Archives

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Nikos Arvanitis is an artist working in Athens & Leipzig
Robin Bhattacharya is an artist working in Zürich
Juliana Borinski is an artist working in Paris
Danilo Correale is an artist working in Naples & Antwerpen
Jack Henrie Fisher is a designer & writer working in Berlin & New York
Assaf Gruber is an artist working in Tel Aviv & Paris
Yota Ioannidou is an artist working in Athens
Matteo Lucchetti is a curator working in Milan & Antwerpen
Mo Y is an architectural research laboratory working in Athens
Giorgos Papadopoulos is an economist & philosopher working in Athens
Liv Strand is an artist working in Stockholm
Amelie Rydqvist is an artist working in Stockholm
Société Réaliste is an artistic cooperative working in Paris
Anna Tsouloufi-Lagiou is an artist working in Athens
Elizabeth Ward is a dancer & a choreographer working in Athens & New York