As part of Post-Punk Then and Now, “a series of talks & film screenings exploring post-punk’s popular modernist search for the new from the 1970s to today”, artists Gee Vaucher and Laura Oldfield are in conversation with Mark Fisher on 13 November 2014.
Gee Vaucher is an artist & writer whose work extends beyond her renowned association with the anarchist band Crass. Seeing her work as a tool for social change, she has worked in various media and is the author of Crass Art and Other Pre Post-Modernist Monsters (AK Press 1999) and Animal Rights (Exitstencil Books 2004).
Laura Oldfield is an artist & writer whose work is concerned with contested space, landscape, architecture and memory. She is the author of Savavage Messiah (Verso 2011). Her show Seroxat, Smirnoff, THC is currently at the Stanley Picker Gallery.
Gee and Laure will be in conversation with Mark Fisher (author of Capitalist Realism and Ghosts of My Life about politics, art and how the conditions for cultural production have shifted since the post-punk period.
This Post-Punk Then and Now event takes place in the Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW; are free to attend; begin at 17:00 and end at 19:00.