Paint Symposium

 

The Immediacy of Paint: Surface

 

Second in the Immediacy of Paint series of talks on 7 July 2017.

 

The Immediacy of Paint: Surface symposium focuses on questioning how artists are currently

exploring surface and the materiality of paint in contemporary art.

 

Followed by a drinks reception in The Waterfront Gallery 4:00 - 6:00 pm

 

Immediacy of Paint: Surface is a one day event focused on how artists are currently exploring

surface and the materiality of painting in the digital.  This is the second symposium to be

held at The University of Suffolk to include talks and a panel discussion presented by artists

and academics. By bringing together artists, academics and art students in our region whose

practice focus is on painting in the contemporary moment, the symposium explores the

immediacy of paint through surface.

 

Tickets available at The University of Suffolk Online Shop - conferences and events.

 

Special Guest Speaker

Glenn Brown, International Artist

 

 

Speakers  include

Kim Anno, International Painter, Photographer, and Filmmaker/video Artist

Chris Hawtin, Artist

Dr. Matthew Bowman, Art critic and Lecturer at the University of Suffolk and Colchester School of Art

Kath Wood, Art and Culture Executive and founding Director of Firstsite Gallery

Shaun Camp, Chair, Artist and Leader Year 0 Pathways at Norwich University of Arts

Matthew Krishanu, Artist, Curator, Lecturer

 

Opening statements by Dr Lisa Wade, Head of the Department of Arts and Humanities at The University of Suffolk.

 

Closing statements by Matthew Krishanu

 

 

Held at:

 

The University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building WAD1

Neptune Quay

Suffolk

IP4 1QJ

 

Registration begins at 8:45 am in the Waterfront Building foyer on 7 July 2017.

 

Tickets available at The University of Suffolk Online Shop - conferences and events.

 

Tickets include a light lunch.

General Admission £15

Student / Staff £10

 

 

 

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The event is presented in association with The University of Suffolk