Workshops, Walks & Talks

I regularly deliver a range of practical workshops to trade unions, communities and organising groups about power and culture.

Workshops & Walks

Scottish Artists’ Union Art & Power with Market Gallery. Glasgow, 24th September 2022.

Scottish Artists’ Union AGM Making Day Banner Making Workshop at Hospitalfield, Arbroath. 27th August 2022.

Betterthanzero X Glasgow Trades Council Banner Making Workshop. 23rd April 2022.

‘From Cowp to Nature Reserve – What We Know by Living Here: Histories and herstories, perhaps some kidstories.’ Hamiltonhill Claypits, Glasgow. Guided walk collaboration with artist Mitch Miller. August 28th 2021

Pleasuring Freud – A week long festival of talks, films, texts and discussions. The Drouth November/December 2020.

Georges Bataille Reading Workshop at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Special Collections Edinburgh College of Art Dada and Surrealism Research Group public programme. (28th October 2019).


Episode 5: Material Photography. Guest host. Decorating Dissidence podcast.

Academic Symposia & Conferences

‘Towards an Anti-Fascist Syphilitic Vision: Georges Bataille in the 1930s’ Edinburgh College of Art Dada & Surrealism Research Group

‘A Matter of Form : Georges Bataille and Carl Einstein in Collaboration’ British Association of Modernist Studies, ‘New Work in Modernist Studies 2018’ 1st December 2018. School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow.  

‘Political Sovereignty and the Return to Order in the Avant Garde’  European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernist Studies (EAM) 6th International Conference ‘Modernism(s) and Realism(s)’ 5-7th September 2018  University of Münster 

‘”Imagine a bullfight for you alone:” Surrealism and Laure’s Sacred’ Aggression, Transgression & the Avant-Garde 6th June 2017, Edinburgh College of Art 

‘The Exquisite Corpse: the Social Body in Surrealist Play’ Dada 1916-2016: A Century in Revolt 3rd November 2016, Centre for Contemporary
Art Glasgow   

‘Zurich Dada and Nationalism’ GRAMnet (Glasgow
Refugee and Migrant Network) Research Open Day 2016, University of Glasgow

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