Convention contributors

Contributing curators, writers and scientists include: Iain Boal, keynote speaker; Dr James Allen, Associate Research Fellow at the European Centre for the Environment and Human Health, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth; Allen Buckley, author of The Story of Mining in Cornwall and many other publications on Cornish industrial history; Esther Leslie of Birkbeck College, University of London, author of Synthetic Worlds: Nature, Art and the Chemical Industry; Shaun Lewin from the University of Plymouth, a spatial data specialist who has been closely involved in the development and implementation of England’s first comprehensive mapping of inshore fishing; Robin Mackay, Director of Urbanomic, a publisher and arts organisation based in Falmouth whose focus is on promoting interdisciplinary research;┬áKasia Redzisz, Assistant Curator, Tate Modern; Andrea Schlieker, curator of the Folkestone Triennial, 2008 and 2011; Dr Robin Shail of Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter and Sally Tallant, Artistic Director of the Liverpool Biennial.

Artists include: Miroslaw Balka, FIELDCLUB, Andy Holden, Andrew Lanyon, Nils Norman, John Gerrard, Lucy Gunning, Hadrian Pigott, Abigail Reynolds and Billy Wynter.

Further contributors to be announced