Ways of seeing

Ways of seeing


'The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled'

John Berger, Ways of Seeing (1972)

10.00 Welcome and introduction - Katy Barrett | Royal Museums Greenwich

10.10 Keynote Lecture - Dryden Goodwin

11.00     Coffee and tea

11.30     Session 1 - Seeing from afar


Luci Eldridge | Royal College of Art, London
A Glimpse of Mars through fractured illusion: The Materiality of the Stereo Image 

Emily Casey | University of Delaware
Seeing Empire in J.F.W. des Barre's Atlantic Neptune


William Nelson | University of Toronto 
Learning to see from above: Eye-witnessing, disorientation, and the aerial view 

13.00 Lunch and free time to visit exhibition

14.00 Session 2 - Seeing with the body


Angela Breidbach | Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg
Cut and Connect: Some parallels between anatomical section, image 

montage and the theatre of memory 


Maria Hayes, visual artist
Cubist Ways of Seeing 

Quoc Vuong, Gabriele Jordan, Michael Cox and Yoav Tadmore | Newcastle University
Are sketches good visual representations of the world? 


15.30 Coffee and tea

16.00 Session 3 - Seeing at the surface

Sarah Chapman | University of Plymouth
The Body which throbs': Photography and graphic intervention

Dr Rahma Khazam | art critic and independent scholar
'Eluding the All-Seeing Eye

Jacqui Knight | University of Plymouth 
The Contact Sheet in Close Up



Wrap up and discussion - led by Damian Smith, RMIT University, 


18.00 Drinks reception

Cost: £35. Concessions £25 (students and people ofver 60)

info: 020 8312 6716 or e-mail research@rmg.co.uk