Social Responsibility at the Whitworth: Time, Economy and Everyday Life
Reflections on Raqs Media Collective’s Twilight Language. An exploration of some of the themes that Twilight Language provocatively invokes, featuring Ismail Ertürk, Alliance MBS Director of Social Responsibility
- Event Time
- 1 Feb 18:00 - 1 Feb 19:30
- Event Location
- the Whitworth Oxford Road Manchester M15 6ER
- Event Type
An exploration of some of the themes that Twilight Language provocatively invokes with Ismail Ertürk (Alliance Manchester Business School), Aashish Velkar (University of Manchester) and Mary Griffiths (the Whitworth). In Navigations Mary will take an illustrated and wandering walk through the history of Manchester and the making of Twilight Language with Raqs Media Collective.
The panel will discuss “how ordinary people live and resist the consequences of economic decisions made by those in power over time and space”.
A Q&A session will follow the presentations.
To give a flavour of the exhibition, the following video explains more:
Last year Ismail collaborated with the Whitworth gallery to showcase how capitalism - as well as the economy and political world - helped shape a range of Andy Warhol work throughout his career: