The Sackler CPD Programme is now publishing written reports from Contemporary Art Society Study Days and Conferences. Summarising the most salient issues of the day, this material is hopefully a useful research tool for the participants as well as others who could attend the event.
This study day explored the question of decolonisation in relation to art collections and museums, taking into account notions of history, colonialism, identity and community. It also investigated the role played by museums – through their acquisitions, exhibitions, partnerships and alliances – in grappling with this increasingly urgent task.
Following the launch of the Jackson Tang Ceramics Award, this study day explored the art of clay as a hybrid, collaborative and interdisciplinary practice.
The Contemporary Art Society’s 2018 Annual Conference explored the rapid development of digital imagery in the artistic realm and its representation in museums.