Coming up


Fri 29 Jan

Update 28/1: Sadly, the organisers have had to cancel this event. For information please email

A symposium to accompany Listening, the Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition jointly hosted by Art Exchange and Firstsite.

Curated by Sam Belinfante, the exhibition examines the crossover between the visual and the sonic and their complex relationships to the senses. This symposium aims to draw out key themes explored within the exhibition, and further interrogate the act of listening. Speakers include Sam Belinfante (University of Leeds), Cathy Lane (University of Arts, London), Holly Pester (University of Essex) and artist and performer Mikhail Karikis.

Update 20/1/16: The venue for this event has now change to The Hexagon, University of Essex. The Hexagon is very nearby, if you would like directions please ask at the Lakeside Theatre Box Office Cafe.

  • Fri 29 Jan
  • 1:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Free for UoE Students, £5 all other tickets.