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Katy Deepwell keynote speech at The Scottish Endarkenment exhibition
17 June, Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh.

Katy Deepwell keynote speech at The Scottish Endarkenment exhibition

Prof Katy Deepwell is giving a keynote speech at a conference organised by Edinburgh College of Art/University of Edinburgh on June 17th 2016 to accompany the exhibition: 'The Scottish Endarkenment. Art and Unreason 1945 to the Present'. This exhibition is on at Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh between 13 May and 29 August 2016. The exhibition examines a range of intersecting themes in contemporary art: The Dark/Void; The Grotesque; The Uncanny; Gender; Victimhood; Ancestral Spirits; Divided Selves; Ritual; Repetition; Dystopia; Utopia; The Animal. Organiser of the event and conference is Andrew Patrizio, Edinburgh College of Art.

Katy Deepwell's paper will examine the negative and positive legacy of the Enlightenment by developing her presentation about 'Witches in contemporary art' at the ICA in 2015.