Speakers announced for AF/RCA Late, "What's That Thing?"

The first AF/RCA Late features copious cocktails and a stellar line-up

Starts:

07:00pm, Thursday, 23 March 2017

Until:

09:00pm, Thursday, 23 March 2017

Stephen Bayley

The founding director of The Design Museum and a regular contributor to The Spectator on architecture and design

Tamsin Dillon

Director of Art on the Underground, member of the commissioning group for the Fourth Plinth and co-curator of the public art programme at King’s Cross

Nick Drake

Poet, screenwriter and playwright who collaborated with United Visual Artists on Message from the Unseen World, a memorial to Alan Turing recently installed in Paddington Central

Alex Lifschutz

Director of Lifschutz Davidon Sandilands, architects working on The Illuminated River, a project to light every Thames-crossing in central London

Robin Greenwood

Sculptor, former director of the Poussin Gallery and editor of www.abcrit.org

Sean Griffiths

Professor of Architecture at the University of Westminster and a former director of FAT Architecture.  Sean’s practice continues to straddle the worlds of art and architecture

Rebecca Heald

Co-curator of the public art programme at King’s Cross and tutor on the RCA’s Curatorial Practice course

Igor Toronyi-Lalic

Arts editor at The Spectator

Ben Wiedel-Kaufmann

Associate lecturer at the University of Plymouth researching relations between Left-wing politics and mural production in London between 1975 and the dissolution of the Greater London Council in 1986

Stephen Witherford

Director of the Stirling Prize-winning Witherford Watson Mann Architects who have recently collaborated with the Roger Hiorns on a major public art commission in Bristol

Vivien Lovell

Director of Modus Operandi, Public Art Consultants

Dash Macdonald

Works with fellow artist Demitrios Kargotis as Dashndem