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Utopia 2016

Paths to Utopia in conversation live streams

Paths to Utopia is a collection of new artworks, all of which are the result of collaborations between King’s academic, artists, architects and technologists.

The Paths to Utopia in conversation series provides a space for the collaborators of each of the works in Paths to Utopia to come together and discuss their Utopian projects. The series covers what inspired the myriad of diverging Utopian visions in the exhibition, how the process of collaborating changed and informed the outcomes and detail about the research and ideas behind the works. The talks are being live streamed by this is tomorrow. You can watch Paths to Utopia in conversation live and access the archive of past episodes on this page.

A full list of upcoming Paths to Utopia in conversation events, with links to where to book free tickets, is available here.

Next live stream:

Paths to Utopia in conversation: Curating Utopia - Thursday 29 September 2016 | 19.00 - 20.00

Neil Denny from Little Atoms leads the final instalment of a series of far-reaching panel discussions that bring together the artists, makers and thinkers behind Paths to Utopia.

The exhibition Paths to Utopia, is produced by King’s College London as part of Utopia 2016: A Year of Imagination and Possibility. 

 

Previous conversations:

Paths to Utopia in conversation: In our hands

 

Paths to Utopia in conversation: Utopian Labs

 

Paths to Utopia in conversation: Discord 

 

Thursday 25 August 2016 - We're here

Does Utopia exist in a fragile moment of meaningful connection between strangers? In the sixth of the Paths to Utopia in conversation series, Neil Denny talks to Boff WhalleyDaniel ByeRachel Thomas and Professor David Green about choral experiment We’re Here.

 

Thursday 4 August 2016 - The Naming of Clouds

Is there a path to Utopia in the clouds? In the fifth of the Paths to Utopia in conversation series, Neil Denny talks to Philip Stanier and Penny Newell about installation and performance series The naming of clouds.

 

Thursday 28 July 2016 - Utopian lab 1

This broadcast features two projects from the Utopian lab, a contemporary glimpse at work happening across King's Health Faculties, investigating health as a Utopian pursuit that unites cultures across the world.

Stranger than kindness is created by Dr Mark Radcliffe and Illusions A window to your brain is created by Dr Danai Dima for the exhibition Paths to Utopia, produced by King’s College London.

 

Thursday 21 July 2016 - All the things you are not yet 

Have we already found Utopia in our ability to create life using modern technologies? Neil Denny from Little Atoms talks to Dr Matthew Howard and Karina Thompson about IVF inspired textile artwork All the things you are not yet

 

Thursday 14 July 2016 - We account the whale immmortal 

Neil Denny from Little Atoms talks to Jessica Sarah RinlandDr Edward Sugden and Philip Hoare about film installation We account the whale immortalThis is the second in a series of far-reaching panel discussions that bring together the artists, makers and thinkers behind the works in Paths to Utopia.

 

Thursday 7 July 2016 - Night School on Anarres

Neil Denny from Little Atoms talks to Dr Martin Edwardes, Department of Linguistics at King's; Namuun Zimmermann, Film Director and Designer; and artist Nestor Azevedo Pestana about their work Night School on Anarres. This is the first in a series of far-reaching panel discussions that bring together the artists, makers and thinkers behind the works in Paths to Utopia.

Night School on Anarres was created by Onkar Kular, Noam Toran, Dr Simon Coffey and Dr Martin Edwardes for the King's College London exhibition Paths to Utopia, produced as part of Utopia 2016: A Year of Imagination and Possibility.

There are 10 in conversation event planned during July, August and September 2016 as part of Paths to Utopia. See a full list and book tickets here. The live events are open to everyone and are free to attend, although tickets need to be booked in advance.

 

 

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