airspacecurriculum

Visiting Artists Programme #4

Artists' Talks
16th February to 30th March, 2017
Film Theatre
College Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 2EF


AirSpace Curriculum is a programme of events, talks and workshops organised by AirSpace Gallery in partnership with Staffordshire University which recognises and responds to the need for continuing professional development for artists in Stoke-on-Trent and the West Midlands.

This part of the Curriculum offer is a series of artists’ talks, organised by Staffordshire University and usually available solely to students on their Fine Art BA Course, but now being opened up for any interested artists and members of the public to attend. This offer will be augmented by additional artist talks at AirSpace Gallery.

The programme offers an insight into the professional practices of a number of interesting and varied professional artists and arts practitioners.

***Please note*** - These talks take place at the Film Theatre at Staffordshire University and are free- but booking is essential for non-University attendees.
For booking information please visit the individual talks links below.



THE LINE UP

1. Shelly Love
Thursday, February 16th - 12.15 – 1.15
Shelly Love is an award winning independent artist and director. Her films have screened at numerous film, dance, arts and music festivals worldwide and have been broadcast on national television. Her current work, “The Fallen Circus”, commissioned by National Centre For Circus Arts, funded by Arts Council England is in post-production, for a pilot for television/on-line series.
To Book your place, click HERE


2. Mishka Henner
Thursday, March 2nd - 12.15 – 1.15
Mishka Henner is a UK/Belgian artist living and working in Manchester, England. His work has featured in several surveys of contemporary artists working with photography in the internet age. Mishka was awarded the ICP Infinity Award for Art and shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize in 2013. Also shortlisted for the Prix Pictet in 2014 and recipient of the Kleine Hans award in 2011
To Book your place, click HERE


3. Katherine Araniello
Thursday, March 9th - 12.15 – 1.15
Katherine Araniello is a London-based performance and video artist, who uses subversive humour in response to the mundane, social awkwardness and the negative representation of disability. Her work has been shown internationally at galleries and festivals including; Tate Modern, Tate Britain, The Nunnery, the Canadian Arts and Disability Festival, ICA, Purcell Room at Southbank Centre and at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Michigan.
To Book your place, click HERE

4. Sam Curtis
Thursday, March 16th - 12.15 – 1.15
Sam Curtis is an artist, educator and curator based in London. With a conceptually driven practice that he makes manifest through various forms such as events, video, performance, text and sculpture, he is interested in art’s social function and its accessibility. A graduate of Goldsmiths MFA programme in 2008, Curtis has exhibited across the UK, Europe and the USA. Curtis is represented by Division of Labour.
To Book your place, click HERE

5. Nick Goss
Thursday, March 23rd - 12.15 – 1.15
Nick Goss is a painter, born in Bristol and living and working in London. A graduate of Slade and Royal Academy, Goss’s characteristically subdued, melancholic paintings developed out of an early experimentation with film and video. Within the work, he describes a focus on the detritus of modern life, and in particular, the things that people leave behind and what that says about the people that inhabited those places. Widely exhibited at home and abroad, Goss is at the forefront of the contemporary UK painting scene.
To Book your place, click HERE


6. Victoria Lucas
Thursday, March 23rd - 12.15 – 1.15
Victoria Lucas is a Sheffield based artist who works at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston as a Fine Art lecturer. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally, including a recent solo show at Grizzly Grizzly in Philadelphia, and group shows at Casa Maauad in Mexico City and Bolsky Gallery in Los Angeles. She also co-ordinates Hanover Project, a contemporary art gallery in Preston.
Lucas’s works can be described as a series of considered and poetic interactions with objects and places. Focusing on urban public spaces that frame the everyday, works punctuate the ordinary so that relatively minor happenings are revealed as monumental events.
To Book your place, click HERE



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Through a dynamic and evolving programme of exhibitions, events and activities AirSpace Gallery brings critical, high quality contemporary art to the region and provides opportunities for a broad range of artists.

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