Still from John McManus's film Roxette, showing a group of Manchester art school students getting ready for a glam-inspired night out.
John McManus
Roxette c.1977 
16 mm film, colour, sound 

Have you visited Glam! The Performance of Style at Tate Liverpool? Are you interested in finding out more about the art, music, film, performance and fashion of the glam era of the early 1970s?

Join us for Glamorama!, an event featuring a programme of panel discussions, film screenings, in-conversations, and talks that will investigate the impact of the glam era on popular culture. Take part in debate and discussion as a range of experts including: artists, critics, curators, historians and writers present their take on Glam! The Performance of Style. Lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price.

On Friday 15 March Darren Pih, Curator of Glam! The Performance of Style will deliver a tour of the exhibition at Tate Liverpool. This will be followed by a day of discussion, reflection and debate on the legacy of glam culture today, and an exploration of the curatorial ideas behind the exhibition.

All delegates attending Glamorama! are invited to join us later on Friday for a buffet dinner event hosted by Camp and Furnace (pay bar). Pre-booking through the Tate website is essential, dinner tickets are £20.00.

Other contributers taking part in Glamorama! include: Alwyn W. Turner, writer and social historian; Steven Thomas, former Creative Director of Whitmore-Thomas Design Associates, designers for Biba; Paul Gorman, writer and fashion historian; Dr Jonathan Faiers, Reader in Fashion and Textiles, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton; Nina Antonia, writer; William Fowler, Curator of Film at the British Film Institute; Dr. Dominic Johnson, Senior Lecturer in Drama, Queen Mary University of London; Professor Jonathan P. Harris, Director of Research, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton; Dr. Petra Lange-Berndt, Lecturer in History of Art, University College London; Stuart Comer, Curator (Film), Tate Modern.

 

With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union

This event is related to the exhibition Glam! The Performance of Style