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ARCHIVES FOR THE FUTURE: An Art and Visual Culture Conference was held on Saturday the 29th of March 2014 at The University of Westminster (London). It was organised by MNEMOSCAPE (Elisa Adami and Alessandra Ferrini). Mnemoscape is an online research platform and magazine dedicated to contemporary art practices exploring issues of memory, history and the archival impulse.

ARCHIVES FOR THE FUTURE was made possible thanks to the support of the University of Westminster, the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture and The International Association for Visual Culture. Moreover, it has been supported by: Dr Uriel Orlow (artist, writer, lecturer and senior research fellow at University of Westminster – click here for his website) ; Dr Marquard Smith (Research Leader and Head of Doctoral Studies in the School of Humanities at the Royal College of Art; Co-Founder and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Visual Culture) ; Dr David Cunningham (course leader for the MA Cultural and Critical Studies at the University of Westminster; member of the editorial collective of the journal Radical Philosophy and part of the editorial advisory boards of both CITY and the Journal of Visual Culture)


THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER is a diverse and dynamic international education institution situated in the heart of London.

THE INSTITUTE FOR MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY CULTURE brings together creative, critical, and committed researchers and postgraduate students from around the world, and functions as a community for its students and staff, as well as a hub for both cross-School collaboration and external partnerships at Westminster.

THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR VISUAL CULTURE means to foster communication and exchange among individuals and institutions engaged in critical analyses of and interventions in visual culture.


For more information please email us at mnemoscape[at]gmail.com

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