During 2016-17 the VCRG collaborated with the Centre for Appearance Research, UWE, on a lecture series that explored a range of issues on the theme of image and identity. The lectures were as follows:
Phillippa Diedrichs: ‘Body Confidence: influences and interventions’
Alex Franklin: ‘Age Appropriate Dress?’
Clare Johnson: ‘Waiting for Marina: shared time and generosity in Marina Abramovic’s 512 Hours’
Jenny Rintoul: ‘”There’s Something About Mary”: reading the maternal breast’
Nichola Rumsey: ‘Living With An Unusual Appearance: the psychology of disfigurement’
Amy Slater: ‘Social Media and Body Image’
For more information visit the Centre for Appearance Research website by clicking here.