Suzanne Lacy is a visual artist whose prolific career includes performances, video and photographic installation, critical writing and public practices in communities. She is best known as one of the Los Angeles performance artists who became active in the seventies and shaped and emergent art of social engagement. Her work ranges from intimate, graphic body […]

We are pleased to announce a public lecture by award-winning South African photographer Zanele Muholi on Tuesday 17th March at the University of Central Lancashire. An internationally acclaimed visual activist, Muholi co-founded the Forum for Empowerment of Women (FEW) in 2002, and in 2009 founded Inkanyiso (www.inkanyiso.org), a forum for queer and visual activist media. Her self-proclaimed mission is ‘to re-write a […]

This conference, organised by scholars from the University of Central Lancashire and the University of Liverpool, takes the centenary of US occupation in Haiti as an occasion to explore the country’s history, politics and culture since its Declaration of Independence in 1804. Taking the Haitian Revolution as a key reference point, the conference seeks to […]

Making Histories Visible launches the MHV Lecture Series on Wednesday 17 February 2016 with a lecture by Christine Eyene, art historian, curator and Guild Research Fellow in Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire. Entitled The Exhibition Performed, this lecture/video/sound presentation focuses on “All of us have a sense of rhythm” an exhibition developed […]

  Thursday 13th October 2016 18.30 – 20.00 University of Central Lancashire Foster Building – Lecture Theatre 2 Corporation Street Preston PR1 2HE We are absolutely delighted that Françoise Vergès is coming to UCLan and giving a FREE public lecture. In this lecture Françoise Vergès will discuss her latest academic project “L’Atelier” (The Workshop) a multidisciplinary […]