With other leading academics, artists, curators and writers I contributed to a symposium coorganised by Lanchester Gallery Projects and the Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry. What is to be Done? explored events at Coventry School of Art and Design 1968-72 and the wider counter culture context of the 70s. It examined radical regional art education and its legacy, particularly in relation to contemporary experimental institutional and pedagogical practice. The event coincides with a retrospective of the work of David Rushton, founder editor of Coventry-based Analytical Art in the 1960s and Art & Language member from 1972 to 1975.
I contribute to Critical Practice and following Parade we have been invited to participate in El Ranchito. We went to Madrid to begin to research the context for the invitation. El Ranchito is a cultural experiment launched at the Matadero in the city of Madrid.
El Ranchito aims to achieve the following objectives: