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Performance seminar focuses on Paris

Slovenian philosopher and artist Marina Gržinić is in Britain to give a seminar about the use of public spaces after the recent attacks in Paris.

She will be joined on 25 November by Belgian medical artist Pascale Pollier, who curates and organises exhibitions about the human body.

Gržinić is a philosopher and video artist at the Institute of Philosophy at the Scientific and Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art in Ljubliana. She is also a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

Pascal Pollier, a visual artist, is a former president and co-founder of BIOMAB (Biological and Medical Art in Belgium).

They are both speaking at the Performance Research Seminar, in the Department of Arts and Humanities, co-ordinated by Professor Johannes Birringer.

The seminar, entitled The Precarity & the Politics of Art: Performative and Critical Empowerment after Democracy is open to the public. It is held from 4pm- 6pm in the Drama Studio at Brunel's Gaskell Building.