ONE OF A KIND - a celebration of Christopher Clarkson's life and work

A gathering of family, friends, colleagues and all who have learnt from him to celebrate the life and work of Christopher Clarkson.

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Lunch and refreshments will be available from 12.00 noon. In the afternoon, for those who would like to see them, there will be a showing in an adjoining room of two films which show Chris at work.
The event will draw to a close at around 16.45.

Ligatus Public Lecture: The Parthenon Restoration Project with Prof Petros Koufopoulos

Restoration work at the western facade of the Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens, Greece; by Jebulon;

Tuesday 9 February 2016
The Red Room
Chelsea College of Arts
16 John Islip St
London SW1P 4JU

The Ligatus Research Centre is delighted to announce a public lecture by Professor Petros Koufopoulos on the history and development of the Parthenon Restoration Project.
Professor Koufopoulos spent 10 years working on the conservation and restoration of the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. He will speak about his experiences and the challenges and achievements of this ambitious project.

John Latham: Anarchive at Whitechapel Gallery

This Saturday, you are invited to two events that coincide with the final weekend of the exhibition 'John Latham: Anarchive' at the Whitechapel Gallery organised by the Ligatus Research Centre and supported by AHRC and PRS Foundation.

Saturday 4 September at 2pm

FLAT TIME/sounding

A composition and performance by composer/author David Toop based on John Latham's ideas of Flat Time.


David Toop: laptops, flutes, strings, amplified processes, omnipresent score.

John Butcher: saxophones, etc...

Phil Durrant: Maschine, etc...


At a time when artists' archives are being increasingly valued, this study day brings together leading artists, archivists and art historians to explore some key issues. How should artists and archivists deal with 'all this stuff'?
How may we interpret the sketchbooks, ephemera, recordings and other materials that artists leave behind?
When may the artist's archive become an art work itself?

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The Conservation of Byzantine Manuscripts

On the 30th April, at 12:00 noon, Andrew Honey will give a talk on "The Conservation of Byzantine Manuscripts" as part of the Late Antique & Byzantine Archaeology & Art Seminar series. The talk will take place in the first floor seminar room of the Ioannou Cantre, St Giles, Oxford.

For more details please visit Late Antique & Byzantine Archaeology & Art Seminar

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