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Discussion: What was Art School?

  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019
  • 1.00 PM

1-4pm

Discussion: What Was Art School?

The importance of the art school in British cultural life will be explored in this informal event taking its cue from The Art Schools of North West England exhibition. Artists John Beck and Matthew Cornford introduce the exhibition's themes and explore, with an invited panel including artists Pete Clarke and Jade Montserrat, David Campbell, Siobhan Harrison and Kiara Mohammed, questions including where were the art schools and what has happened to them, what is the role of art education and the place of art in contemporary Britain?

Programme for the day

1.00-1.15pm

Welcome introduction in the gallery with Bryan Biggs

1.20-1.50pm - in the Performance Space

The Art Schools of England presentation: John Beck & Matthew Cornford

1.50-2.00pm

Q&A

2.00-3.00pm

Panel discussion: Pete Clarke, Jade Montserrat, David Campbell, Siobhan Harrison, Kiara Mohammed chaired by Artistic Director Bryan Biggs

3.00-3.30pm

Audience discussion

3.30pm

Resonance 104.4 FM (live) broadcast of a programme about the Art Schools of North West England made with contributions from former students. Produced by Erik Lintunen with John Beck, Matthew Cornford and Bluecoat.

4.00pm finish. 

Tickets:£3

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