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Paper performed at the Oriel Mostyn Gallery of Contemporary Art, Llandudno.

Some notes of reflection on the paper I delivered at the Oriel Mostyn Gallery in Llandudno on the 4th of March.
http://www.mostyn.org/whats_on/event_detail/with_humorous_intent_symposium

Many thanks to Lee Campbell from Loughborough Uni for putting together an interesting and thought provoking conference. With Julia Kristeva's theories of Abjection in theoretical support I ran through personal tales of abjection, searching for the line where abjection and humour meet.
The paper explored the potential of humour and honesty as a teaching strategy, with an enquiry into disgust as the context for the humour. The paper provoked a healthy balance between unease, debate and laughter.