Andrzej Gasiorek (University of Birmingham):
‘“With Expletive of Whirlwind”: BLAST then and now’
Sarah Victoria Turner (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, Yale University):
‘The Force of Technique: Vorticism, Violence and Avant-Garde Sculpture in Britain c. 1914.’
Panels and Performances
Three interdisciplinary panels, including papers on Vorticism, on individual contributors to BLAST, and on the connections betwen BLAST and Ireland. Full list of speakers here.
A panel on ‘BLAST in the Classroom,’ chaired by Dr Darryl Jones and featuring students of a sophister module on BLAST delivered last year in Trinity College Dublin.
An exhibition of the two issues of BLAST alongside examples of contemporary art print culture.
A performance of Enemy of the Stars, directed by Nicholas Johnson.