12.20pm - Introduction to the day by Gavin Butt, Professor of Visual Cultures and Performance at Goldsmiths, University of London.
12.30pm - The Post-Punk Artschool. This panel discussion will explore the formation of music bands, and the importance of banding together to make art, in the art school milieu of the late 1970s and early '80s. The panel will consist of two former art students, Green Gartside, the creative force of the left-wing-inspired post-punk band Scritti Polliti, and Kevin Lycett, co-founder of the Mekons, a shifting musical collective formed in Leeds in the late '70s. The session is chaired by Prof Gavin Butt.
1.45pm - Ensemble creation between then and now. This panel discussion will consider ensemble creation between then and now. The panel will include Claire MacDonald, co-founder of Impact Theatre Co-operative, which as a company fused text, music, visual and performance art and Chris Goode, lead artist of Chris Goode & Company and director of the performance ensemble Ponyboy Curtis. The session is chaired by Prof Gavin Butt.