The Art in Law in Art Conference will be held in the beautiful Perth Cultural Precinct at Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 4-5 July 2017.

Art in Law in Art is an interdisciplinary conference investigating the broad themes of how law sees visual art, and how visual art sees law. The Conference will be an exciting mix of different perspectives from international experts on the art-law news, as scholars, practitioners and artists come together and exchange ideas.

Who should attend

This Conference will be relevant to international scholars, legal and artistic practitioners and artistic and cultural institutions. Scholars and practitioners from across the disciplines, including legal scholars and practitioners, aesthetic and legal philosophers, artists, art theorists and legal and art historians are all invited to contribute to the Conference program.

Further information

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Conference themes

The Conference has two main themes: Art in Law and Law in Art

Law touches upon a range of legal topics and areas, and this theme explores the full breadth and depth of issues.

This theme explores how law is perceived and represented by artists and theorists. This theme explores the broad question of how the law is perceived in the theory and practice of visual art.

Keynote speakers

Carey Young - Law in Art
Carey Young is a visual artist who incorporates a variety of media such as video, photography, performative events and installation into her art works.Read more