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Keith Haring: Art and Activism in 1980s New York

Tseng Kwong Chi Keith Haring in subway car, (New York), circa 1983. Photo © Muna Tseng Dance Projects, Inc. Art © Keith Haring Foundation

Join us for a two-day conference exploring Keith Haring's art and career

This two-day conference seeks to generate new and thoughtful scholarship around Keith Haring’s work and his continued significance.

We welcome papers and artistic contributions addressing, but not limited to, the following themes:

• Art and Activism after Stonewall
• HIV/AIDS Activism and Advocacy
• Art and Environmentalism
• Visual Activism: Semiology and Post-Structuralism
• Performance/Painting and Post-Studio Art
• Art and Collectivism
• Between East and West: Post-Pop in the Cold War Era
• Alternative Art Histories: 1960–1990.
• Protest and Youth Culture

Full conference schedule will be available at the end of August.

Abstracts should include author’s institutional affiliation (if applicable), paper title, abstract (400 words maximum), 5–6 keywords, author’s biography (up to 150 words) and contact details.

Download Call for Papers [PDF, 300 KB]

Deadline for abstract submissions: Monday 5 August 2019

Tate Liverpool

4th floor Auditorium

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
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7–8 November 2019



£10 concession

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