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Rasheed Araeen: A Symposium

Sat 12 Jan 11.00

Saturday 12 January 2019, 11.00-18.00

Tickets £30 (includes lunch), booking essential

On Saturday 12 January 2019 BALTIC will host a symposium to accompany the major exhibition Rasheed Araeen: A Retrospective. The exhibition, the first comprehensive survey of the artist, spanning 60 years of work, presents a body of work that has had a profound influence on generations of artists, writers and thinkers. Leading scholars will explore Araeen’s unique contribution to art history and theory. The day will include a curator-led tour of the exhibition and an in-conversation with the artist.


11.00 Welcome Sarah Munro and Andrea Phillips

11.15 Nick Aikens: Rasheed Araeen - A Retrospective

11.45 Charles Esche: Rasheed Araeen and the problem of the modern

12.30 Lunch (and viewing of the show)

14.00 Zoe Sutherland: Rasheed Araeen Cruciform Series

14.00 Lucy Steeds: Retelling The Other Story

14.30 John Roberts: Race and the critique of identity

15.00-15:30 Break

15.30 Stephen Wright: Sundering art from itself

16.00 Plenary moderated by Nick Aikens and Andrea Phillips with Rasheed Araeen

17.00 Close

To download the abstracts click here.