Poetry Ireland, the African American Irish Diaspora Network and the Embassy of Ireland (Washington D.C.) are hosting a reading featuring Amanda Johnston, Nithy Kasa, Felicia Olusanya and Kimberley Reyes, MC’d by Clara Rose Thornton.
1st | NUSU Craft Social
Sophie Leguil, Freelance Botanist Consultant; artist Uriel Orlow; and Dr. Nicolette Perry, Director of Dilston Physic Garden, will consider how urban plants, often cast aside as ‘weeds’, can be beneficial to both our ecosystem and our health.
3rd | NUSU Creative Writing
Three of Britain’s leading artists and poets, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Roger Robinson and Jay Bernard come together to read and reflect on the role of art and poetry in our turbulent times.
'Art is rich with images of disabled people, yet this is rarely acknowledged. Art, too, is often created from disability, yet this is also ignored and sidelined. In this online talk, Richard Butchins examines this strange absence from art history and our ways of seeing.'
The Cambridge School of Art Annual Photography Lecture 2021 presents Donna Ferrato, an internationally acclaimed photojournalist known for her groundbreaking documentation of the hidden world of domestic violence, and Laura Pannack, award-winning photographer, renowned for her recognisable portraiture and social documentary artwork.
A look back at the popular Illuminating the Self exhibition with artists Susan Aldworth and Andrew Carnie which was inspired by research led by Newcastle University. The event will include a screening of a new documentary about the exhibition.
This pair of events brings together research presentations and roundtable discussion in response to passages from art historian Emily C. Burns’s book-in-progress, Performing Innocence: Cultural Belatedness and U.S. Art in Fin-de-Siècle Paris. Burns analyzes how the encounters in the French capital reshaped American culture, fuelled by the idea that the US had no culture, no history, and no tradition.
CLASS OF 2020 | The Hatton Gallery (from 20/02)
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