12pm, Thursday 15 October
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This panel argued against three of the most common criticisms and truisms leveled at contemporary art: that it is elitist, confusing and irrelevant; that it is peddled by unskilled charlatans conning the general public, and that poor artists will be more inventive and radical because they are not corrupted by the market.
- Roger Hiorns (Artist, shortlisted for 2009 Turner Prize)
- Kathrin Rhomberg (Curator of the 6 berlin biennial, 2010)
- Adrian Searle (Curator, writer, and chief art critic at the Guardian)
- Chair: Tom Morton (Curator, Hayward Gallery, London)