Monday, 25 April 2011

Chairing the symposium...OWEN HATHERLEY

GET OVER IT! is delighted to announce that Owen Hatherley will Chair the symposium at Sandbar, Manchester.

Author of A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain and Militant Modernism, Owen Hatherley focuses on architecture, politics and culture in Britain, also contributing to publications such as The Guardian, Building Design and Icon. Owen was also a member of the Big Regeneration Debate panel hosted by the Manchester School of Art earlier this year.

“Owen Hatherley writes for numerous avenues, including  New Statesman, New Humanist, Frieze, Blueprint, The Philosophers’ Magazine and the Wire, to name but a few. Many of the webwise will know him for his blog sit down man, you’re a bloody tragedy which focuses on aesthetic and political issues in architecture and music. As well as studying for a PhD and organising film screenings at interesting venues with Kino Fist he has just published his first book Militant Modernism with Zer0 Books.”

Owen will be Chairing GET OVER IT! on May 12th 2011, no tickets needed, all welcome!

Follow Owen on Twitter - @owenhatherley 

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