Reflecting on language and experience in contemporary art: Shannon Jackson and invited guests joined for an open discussion of selected Keywords that describe the changing role of exchange in contemporary art. Speakers that reflected on language and experience in art included the artist Sonia Boyce, the writer and curator Adrian Heathfield, Marko Daniel (Convenor, Public Programmes, Tate), Sam McGuire (Assistant Curator: Interpretation, Tate) and Valentina Ravaglia (Assistant Curator, Tate Modern). Shannon Jackson is Hadidi Professor and Director of the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, where she also serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts and Design. Her most recent writing includes, Social Works 2011, The Builders Association 2015, and the keyword website, In Terms of Performance.
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