July 6, 2022

Christopher Lasch, Narcissism, and the Politics of Culture with Shalon van Tine and C. Derick Varn. (In Venue and Online – 19th July 2022)

Notwithstanding his occasional illusions of omnipotence, the narcissist depends on others to validate his self-esteem. He cannot live without an admiring audience. His apparent freedom from […]
May 15, 2022
Rinne Groff and Leslie Boxbaum in Total Fictional Lie (1998) by Elvaror Repair Survice. Image (c) John Collins

Thinking through the Poetics of Failure with Sara Jane Bailes (In-venue and Online – 7th June 2022)

“Failure works.” Sara Jane Bailes notes in her 2011 book Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure. To say that failure works suggests that there might […]
March 23, 2022

Carla Lonzi, Art Criticism, and the Feminism of Revolta Femminile with Francesco Ventrella (In-venue and Online – 5th April 2022)

Art Critic, Poet and Feminist, Carla Lonzi was born in 1931 and worked in art criticism from the late 1950s. Throughout the 1960s Carla Lonzi wrote […]
January 21, 2022

Guy Debord and the Situationist International: Interactive Conversation with Tom Bunyard (In Venue and Online – 1st February 2022)

The Situationist International (S.I.) was a political and social movement that ran from 1957 to 1972 that attempted to synthesise elements of Marxism and anarchist themes […]