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Online Lecture: Magick, Mediumship, and Contemporary Art by Dr. Grace A. Williams

September 22, 12:00-1:30 pm CDT

Lecture recording.  ASL interpretation available.

Presented in partnership with MAWA – Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art

Courtauld Scholar and The Undead Archive artist Dr. Grace A. Williams’ paper will critically discuss the increasingly pluralistic environment within which artists engage with the supernatural. Drawing a parallel between the technological developments that ignited creativity ‘between worlds’ historically, and the contemporary artistic turn towards Magick as a framework to interrogate the onset acceleration of artificial intelligence.

Grace A Williams is a practicing contemporary artist and researcher based in London, England. Her work uses archival material to explore feminist power dynamics in the history of magic, mythology, and the occult. She works as part of the Research Forum at The Courtauld Institute of Art.