Inheritance Projects

Inheritance Projects Ltd. is a non-profit curatorial organisation dealing with issues of historicity and heritage through contemporary art, music and performance.

The Right to the (New) City: Art, New Towns and The Commons

The Right to the (New) City: Art, New Towns and The Commons

Wednesday 6 July / 10am - 6pm

The Buszy, 401 Elder Gate, Central Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes MK9 1LR

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This symposium gathers artists, curators, academics and community arts organisations together to discuss the unique heritage and present conditions of new towns, how they work with their communities to produce the common and their response to a call for the right to the (new) city.


Keynote Speaker: curator/writer Maria Lind (Tensta Konsthall)


Speakers include: theorist Stavros Stavrides, design collective Brave New Alps, urbanist collective CLUSTER (Cairo Lab for Urban Studies, Training and Environmental Research), artist David Harding, artist Gareth Jones, Roger Kitchen (Living Archive), artist Marysia Lewandowska, municipal council worker, activist and researcher Ana Mendes de Andes (Ahora Madrid), artists Bik Van der Pol, sociologist Sophie Watson (Open University), filmmaker Ed Webb-Ingall (Royal Holloway) with Ismail Bingor (People Make Videos), geographer Gillian Rose (Open University).

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06/07/16

Living Together - an event on infrastructure

Living Together - an event on infrastructure

28 June / 11am - 4pm

Phoenix Theatre, Exeter


Living Together is an event that brings together artists, geographers, architectural historians and planners to explore the ways in which we live and work are helped or hindered by (sub)-urban infrastructure. Speakers include Ben Camkin (UCL Urban Laboratory), Torange Khorsani (Public Works) and Cliver Barnett (University of Exeter). With screenings of work by Pia Ronicke and Stuart Whipps.

18/06/16

And I want to know why this isn't possible...

And I want to know why this isn't possible...

6 May 2015
Trafalgar Square, London

Over the past twelve-months Inheritance have been working with artists Malin Arnell, Kajsa Dahlberg, Johanna Gustavsson and Fia-Stina Sandlund to stage a public reading of Zoe Leonard's 1992 manifesto "I want a President...". The event took place on the eve of the UK General Election 2015 and is part of a series of readings that have happened internationally that attempt to orientate a recent history of queer and feminist political struggle toward a set of present concerns.


The first reading was initiated by Arnell, Dahlberg, Gustavsson and Sandlund in Stockholm to coincide with the 2010 Swedish General Election. The artists invited friends and comrades to read Leonard’s text in a Sergels Torg, a public square with long history of political activity, as a “response to an increasingly neoliberal political climate in a country just about to give space in parliament to an upcoming fascist, racist and homophobic party”.

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26/05/15

Inessential Fathers: An invitation to read together

Inessential Fathers: An invitation to read together

Archive Kabinett, Berlin

16 - 21 September 2014


An invitation to read together as a means to trace feminist genealogies through its manifestos. A partial collection of feminist manifestos will be accompanied by works by artists including Carla Cruz, Kajsa Dahlberg (pictured), Rosie Eveleigh, Emma Hedditch and Henriette Heise, Alex Matinis Roe, and Carole Roussopoulos and Delphine Seyrig. An events programme will focus on the themes of critique, reproduction and temporality that are made legible through the manifestos and the acts of rereading established around them.


Partner exhibition of Berlin Art Week

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31/08/14

Debout! Feminist Activism and the Moving Image

Debout! Feminist Activism and the Moving Image

31 May 2014, 11am - 7pm

Queen Mary, University of London


This symposium is co-organised by Ros Murray (Queen Mary, University of London) and Electra Productions and will celebrate the work of the Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir with screenings of work from their collection, selected by the centre's director Nicole Fernández Ferrer.


The event will explore the legacies and relevance of feminist theory, film and video activism in European contexts: from 1970s participatory video to more recent cinematic work; and from activist documentary to experimental film through the work of Simone de Beauvoir, Chantal Akerman, Agnès Varda, Annabel Nicholson, Sally Potter, Alina Marazzi, Carry Gorney, Carole Roussopoulos and Delphine Seyrig, amongst others.


Speakers include George Clark (Tate), Nicole Fernández Ferrer (Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir), Kate Ince (University of Birmingham), Laura Guy (Inheritance Projects), Lucy Reynolds (Central St. Martins), Ursula Tidd (University of Manchester), Marina Vishmidt (Cinenova), Ed Webb-Ingall (Filmmaker and writer), Emma Wilson (University of Cambridge).


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04/05/14