Utopias and Other Stories: Panel Discussion with Charles Holland and Annebella Pollen
Annebella Pollen, principal lecturer in Art and Design History is a social and cultural historian who researches art, craft, design, dress and photography across a range of periods and case studies. Her most recent book (with accompanying exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery) explored the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift, a utopian interwar camping and campaigning group with a distinctive artistic vision and ambitions for world peace. Her current projects include research into the utopian beliefs and practices of early twentieth century dress reformers and nudists.
Charles Holland, a Professor teaching post graduate Architecture, is an architect, teacher and writer. He is the principal of Charles Holland Architects, a practice whose current work includes rural housing alongside a number of arts and cultural projects. He is a former director of the practice FAT where he was responsible for A House for Essex, the practices artistic collaboration with Grayson Perry. He is currently researching new utopian settlements in rural locations. Charles writes about architecture and design and contributes a regular column on the subject of utopias to the RIBA Journal.
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill
Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:00 PM