Prospectus Learning Programme now open

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Somerset Art Works is delighted to present a programme of talks, workshops and events initiated, developed and organised by the group of artists participating in Prospectus. Combining their knowledge and connections, the group invited artists and professionals from around the UK to create a dynamic programme that reflects their interests in current ideas and approaches in contemporary arts practices. These events present a wide selection of disciplines in different contexts relevant to the artists and audiences in Somerset.

 

 

Artist Talk: Florian Roithmayr SAT 30 September, 6 – 7.45pm Artist workshop: Sun 1 October 10am – 5pm The Refectory, The Old Church School, Butts Hill, Frome, BA11 1HR

Artist Talk: The Art School and the Culture Shed by Matthew Cornford
THUR 12 October, 6 – 8pm
‘The Den’ at The Cosy Club, Hunts Court, Corporation St, Taunton TA1 4AJ

Artist talk and workshop: Louise K Wilson & Stephen Felmingham
SAT 28 October, 10:30am – 4:30pm
Clayhill Arts, Clayhill Farm, Charlynch Lane, Bridgwater TA5 2PH

Public Lecture: Journeys of Lactic Abstraction by Melanie Jackson
THUR 9 November, 6 – 7.30pm
University Centre Somerset, Wellington Rd, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AX

Public Lecture: The Neurobiology of Beauty and Its Implications by Professor Semir Zeki
THUR 23 November, 6 – 7.30pm
University Centre Somerset, Wellington Rd, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AX

Artist Talk: Mary Evans
THUR 7 December, 6 - 7.30pm
University Centre Somerset, Wellington Rd, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AX

Event details and online booking: prospectus.eventbrite.com

For further information: 01458 253800 / prospectus@somersetartworks.org.uk

Prospectus is a pilot project exploring a new form of peripatetic art school for artists and audiences in the dispersed art community of Somerset. Prospectus formed a cohort of artists to spend time and work together, exploring models of learning for themselves and the wider artistic community. Joined by artists Isobel AdderleyJon England, Jenny GrahamFiona HingstonSue Palmer and Natalie Parsley the group experimented and collaborated together; utilising existing art school facilities, sharing thoughts and resources online and creating a learning programme for audiences in Somerset this autumn.

The project is initiated by Anna Best and Zoe Li, commissioned by Somerset Art Works and funded by Lottery funding from Arts Council England, 

More about Prospectus, please visit prospectus.somersetartworks.org.uk

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