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More Tuesday Talks at MMU

February 4, 2014


Tuesday Talks at MMU

MMU All Saints Campus, New Art & Design Building, Lecture Theatre 403

12pm – 1.30pm, free, no booking necessary

The Tuesday Talks series are a collaboration between the Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Metropolitan University, and as the Whitworth transforms into a 21st century gallery in the park, the talks will be held at MMU.

The Tuesday Talks invites leading artists, thinkers and curators to explore the driving forces, influences and sources of inspiration within contemporary art and is programmed by Professor Pavel Büchler and Bryony Bond.


4 February

Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson is a curator, art historian, and art critic. He has been Curator of Modern and Contemporary British Art at Tate Britain since 2006, previously he was the deputy editor of Art Monthly for nine years. He recently wrote about Richard Hamilton’s Swingeing London 67 (f) for Afterall’s One Work series and curated Keith Arnatt: Sausages and Food and Ian Hamilton Finlay at Tate Britain last year.


11 February

Stuart Tulloch

Stuart Tulloch is Curator at Ikon Gallery.  He studied Fine Art at Newcastle University and later became Curatorial Assistant at Hatton Gallery. He joined Hayward Gallery, London in 1999 and worked on major retrospective exhibitions of the work of Panamarenko and Malcolm Morley, as well as ‘Facts of Life: Contemporary Japanese Art’ in 2001.

From 2003 to 2012 he was Curator of Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, where he led the gallery to become one of the most respected contemporary visual art venues in the north west of England, producing a programme that included artists Brian Griffiths, Peter Liversidge, Heather and Ivan Morison  and Lindsay Seers.


18 February

David Jacques

David Jacques is a multi-media artist primarily involved with film. His practice engages with the subject of history, its narrative interpretations and the interplay between factual and fictional strategies of representation. For this Tuesday Talk Jacques will screen a new short film, The Dionysians of West Lancs. An essay film that weaves through age-old tensions – Acts of Enclosure, defence of the Commons, freedom of association and assembly. The narrative is geographically played out around tracts of land running up the coastline of West Lancashire.

In 2010 Jacques won the Liverpool Art Prize and was shortlisted for the Northern Art Prize. Recent screenings of his work include; Tate Liverpool ‘Art turning Left’, 17th International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA Novi Sad Serbia, WNDX Film Festival Winnipeg Canada and Sheffield Fringe at BLOC Projects Sheffield. He lives and works in Liverpool.

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