Dr Dan Smith – The Department of Things to Come – Chelsea College of Art and Design University of the Arts London & Newcastle University

The Department of Things to Come is a research group recently formed by Dr Dan Smith (UAL) and Dr Adam Stock (Newcastle University) to explore Intersections of visual culture and text within the fields of science fiction. We aim to bring together writers and visual practitioners, and explore future spaces Of publication. For The New Art of Making Books, they intend to stage a live Performance combining a narrative text, improvised music and projected imagery. Based around a reading of a short story, this would be an experimental approach To publication as an active and engaging event

Dr Dan Smith is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory at Chelsea College of Art and Design University of the Arts London Dr Adam Stock is a Research Associate within the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at at Newcastle University.

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