Keynote lecture Peter Greenaway
"How do we represent urban change and technological development in visual and textual form, historically and in the present? How has visual rhetoric been used to normalize the disruption and destruction that accompanies modern ideas of ‘progress’? And what happens when these confident predictions of future relevance fail and we are left with dead-ends and obsolete technologies, the unwanted remains of modernity?
Main speakers: Historian of Technology David Edgerton, Architectural Historian Barbara Penner, Geographer Gillian Rose, Architect Liam Young
Keynote speaker: Filmmaker Peter Greenaway"
Friday 2 June 2017, 10-5:30pm
Victoria & Albert Museum, Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre