Join artist Morgan Quaintance in conversation with the University of Southampton’s Professor Ryan Bishop and Dr Aiden Gregg as they discuss Quaintance’s artistic practice, alongside the current John Hansard Gallery presentation of his film Missing Time.
By weaving considerations of alien abduction, cold war history, state concealment and hypnosis, Missing Time centres on the ideas around memory and the loss of memory, as experienced by an individual or by an entire country. The film presents a kaleidoscope of instances on the subject and rather than taking each concept as individual notions, the film is a gathering of deliberations that speak of memory and its absence in the widest sense.
Morgan Quaintance is a London-based artist and writer. His moving image work has been shown and exhibited widely in the UK and internationally.
Professor Ryan Bishop is Professor of Global Arts and Politics, Co-Director of the Archaeologies of Media and Technology Research Group within the Winchester School of Art at the University of Southampton, and Faculty Director of the Doctoral School (Faculty of Arts and Humanities).
Dr Aiden Gregg is Associate Professor within Psychology at the University of Southampton.