Apophasis and Art
Rebecca Fortnum & Sonia Boyce invited speakers
This is the first event of the Apophatic Discourse Research Network provides a forum for interdisciplinary discussion of apophasis in philosophy, theology, art, literature, psychoanalysis and other fields. It sponsors a series of symposia where participants can reflect on the role of apophasis in a range forms of thought and practice.
On Friday, 19 June three artist/academics, Rebecca Fortnum (Middlesex), Michael Evans (Northampton) and Sonia Boyce (Middlesex & University of the Arts) will speak about their art practice and how the notion of apophasis might contribute to our understanding of painting. There will be responses from the point of view of psychoanalysis and religious studies.
Members of the Network:
Arthur Bradley – Lancaster University
Oliver Davies – Kings College, London
Michael Evans – Northampton University
Rebecca Fortnum – Middlesex University
David Henderson – Middlesex University
Edward Howells – Heythrop College, London
Louise Nelstrop – Oxford University
Simon Podmore – Liverpool Hope University
Sajjad H Rizvi – Exeter University
For further information please contact David Henderson, d.henderson[at]mdx.ac.uk