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Bad Taste Reading Group

Join us for Bad Taste, a monthly reading and discussion group that focuses on the relationship between social values and art. 

Each month, our conversations will be framed by a short, key reading; texts will be made available to participants before hand. 

The Bad Taste Reading Group is intended to open up reflections on art - and the social judgements that surround it - in an informal, supportive discussion group. Thinkers addressed will include Mary Douglas; Janet Wolff; Pierre Bourdieu; Nicholas Bourriand; Bruno Latour; Donna Haraway; and Howard Becker.

Each session will be facilitated by Dr Paul Jones, Bluecoat's Sociologist-in-Residence, and Bluecoat's curator Adam Smythe

To access this month's reading materialplease call 0151 702 5324 or email Tickets & Information on

Bad Taste Reading Group will occur on the following dates:

Thu 31 May / 6pm - 8pm

Thu 28 Jun / 6pm - 8pm

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