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To Hell with Culture

Wed 3 September, 6:00pm
Cope Auditorium
free

A screening of To Hell with Culture a portrait of the life and work of Herbert Read, followed by a discussion with director Huw Wahl, Benedict Read and Dr Michael Paraskos.

Co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Herbert Read (1893-1968) was an influential art critic, poet and anarchist. In his 1943 essay, To Hell with Culture, Read laid out his ideas for a civilisation based on cooperation, in which culture would no longer be a commodity separated from society, but an integral part of everyday life.

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