Centre for Sculptural Thinking Symposium 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on 12/11/2015

Thought Positions: Between Sculpture and the Archive – a one-day symposium

In conjunction with Thought Positions in Sculpture (Huddersfield Art Gallery) this one-day symposium brings together artists from the show with speakers from the Henry Moore Institute, Tate Britain and ROTOR, to explore different readings of the exhibition, with a specific focus on the intersections between archives, access and practitioner responses.

For further details of the exhibition see: https://www.hud.ac.uk/research/researchcentres/st/thoughtpositionsinsculpture/
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10.30 – Coffee/tea
10.45-11.00: Dr Rowan Bailey, University of Huddersfield – Introduction: What Might Constitute a Thought Position in Creative Practice?
11.00-11.30: Sheila Gaffney, Leeds College of Art – Reflections on the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
11.30-12.00: Hester Reeve, Sheffield Hallam University – Sculptural Substance
12.00-12.30: Dr Juliet MacDonald, University of Huddersfield – Displaying the Head of Victory
12.30-1.00: Dr Jill Townsley, University of Huddersfield – Stones
1.00-1.15: Roundtable discussion
1.15-2.15: Lunch
2:15-2.30: Lisa le Feuvre, Henry Moore Institute and Dr Alison Rowley, Centre for Sculptural Thinking, University of Huddersfield
2.30-3.00: Professor Steve Swindells, University of Huddersfield – ROTOR and Public Engagement and Gerry Turvey, Dance Artist – Dance: Engagement and Interpretation
3.00-3.30: Allison Foster, Archive Curator at the Tate, Transforming Tate Britain: Archives and Access
3.30-4.00: Dr Janette Martin, Archivist at Henry Moore Institute, Archives and Creative Practice: Case Studies from the Henry Moore Institute Archive
4.00-4.15: Roundtable discussion
4.15-5.30: Coffee/tea and closing remarks

6-8pm: Reception at Thought Positions in Sculpture, Huddersfield Art Gallery