Wednesday 6 July / 10am - 6pm
The Buszy, 401 Elder Gate, Central Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes MK9 1LR
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).