THE LURE OF THE ARCHIVE and A MOON AND A SMILE

4th March 2017

at Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

The Lure of the Archive

 

Falmouth University Photography Symposium

At the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea

4 March, 2017

10am – 5pm

 

 

To coincide with the launch of the exhibition The Moon and a Smile – eight new artist commissions responding to the photographs of the Dillwyn Llewelyn family in mid 19th century Swansea – Falmouth University hosts a one-day photography symposium at the Glynn Vivian Museum and Art Gallery. Through presentations and discussions, the symposium will explore the challenges and strategies of artists, curators and writers in approaching and engaging with historic collections and archives.

 

Speakers include exhibiting artists – Greta Alfaro, Anna Fox, Astrid Kruse-Jensen, Neeta Madahar and Melanie Rose, Sharon Morris, Sophy Rickett, Helen Sear, Patricia Ziad; and Helen Westgeest, Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History and Photography Theory, Leiden University; writer, curator and artist, David Campany Westminster University; Bronwen Colquhoun, Senior Curator of Photography, National Museum Wales; Mark Etheridge, Curator, Industry and Transport, National Museum Wales; Paul Cabuts, Director, Institute of Photography, Falmouth University; Jenni Spencer-Davies, Director, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Katy Freer, Exhibitions Organiser, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and freelance curator Kate Best.

 

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exhibition details

http://www.swansea.gov.uk/article/31129/The-Moon-and-a-Smile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event finished