Adult Workshops - Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
All talks start at 6pm and last approx. 45 mins.
Tickets £5.00 and includes a glass of fizz. Students are free.
Anna PerachPart of Body en Thrall exhibition programme
Tuesday 22 February 6pm
Working with a technique called tufting, Anna Perach creates wearable sculptures which she uses to create intricately choregraphed performances. In the first of this series of artist talks, Perach will discuss her choice of medium and explore how elements associated with the domestic operate as an extension of the self by reflecting on heritage, gender, and motherhood. She will also introduce a screening of her recent performance The Moon Prophecy (2021).
Emilie TaylorPart of Body en Thrall exhibition programme
Tuesday 8 March 6pm
Emilie Taylor creates large-scale studio ceramics illustrated with narratives drawn from rural and urban sources and contemporary life. Following on from her exhibition at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum in May 2021, Taylor will talk about her current projects and the importance of drawing figures as a means for exploring identity within her practice.
Charlotte EdeyPart of Body en Thrall exhibition programme
Tuesday 15 March 6pm
Charlotte Edey’s practice combines tapestry, embroidery and drawing. She will take us on a journey into her surreal landscapes, discussing issues of selfhood and the politics of space, centred on the experience of women of colour. Cultural symbolism, myths and legends are evident within her work as well as identity and the spiritual world
Florence PeakePart of Body en Thrall exhibition programme
Tuesday 22 March 6pm
Florence Peake is known for an approach which is at once sensual and witty, expressive and rigorous, political and intimate. Peake’s talk will explore how they use the body as site and vehicle of protest and how painting is an extension of the body when produced gesturally and performatively.