Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life
6 March 2014 | 2pm 8.30pm
Battersea, Gorvy Lecture Theatre
Free but booking is required.
A symposium, book launch and screening organised by the RCA in collaboration with the FACT Centre in Liverpool. The event is the climax to Time & Motion - Redefining Working Life, a major exhibition looking at how digital transformation is changing our working lives. The event is also supported by London Creative & Digital Fusion.
Confirmed speakers include workplace experts, artists, designers and researchers.
Chair: Professor Jeremy Myerson, Director Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design
Keynotes: Frank Duffy, CBE; Anna Coote, New Economics Foundation
With presentations from: Ellie Harrison, artist; Helen Kaplinsky, curator; Inari Wishiki, artist; John Howkins, Chair of CX Leadership Board; Professor Andrew Prescott, AHRC Digital Transformations Theme Fellow; Professor Richard Koeck, University of Liverpool; Sam Meech, artist; Professor Jeremy Myerson, RCA; Professor Mike Stubbs, FACT; Emily Gee, FACT; Ben Dalton, RCA; John Fass, RCA and Bronac Ferran, RCA.
The speakers will reflect on topics including:
- Does the eight-hour day still exist?
- How do you value your time spent?
- Does work shape you or do you shape work?
- Did you check your phone before getting out of bed?
- When does work finish and leisure begin?
- Where is your workplace?
5.30–6.30pm: Book Launch and Drinks Reception Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life (Liverpool University Press).
6.30–7.50pm: Screening of The Big Melt - How Steel Made Us Hard (2013), directed by Martin Wallace and Jarvis Cocker.
7.50–8.30pm: Question and Answer session with director Martin Wallace.