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Poetry by Design

Poetry by Design
Dates and times

11 Jun 2019 - 23 Aug 2019

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The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Explore visual and concrete poetry through magazines and art objects.

Examine creativity and visual poetics through items from Special Collections and private lenders. Concrete poetry is a visual art form which places as much importance on the placement of words as on the meaning of the text.

Discover works from the post-Second World War, pre-computer period up until the present. On display is work from Ian Hamilton Finlay and Bob Cobbing. Also featured is Kimberly Campanello.

This display is guest-curated by Professor Fiona Becket and Dr Emma Trott (School of English)

Image Info: Kimberly Campanello, MOTHERBABYHOME, 2019. Image © The Artist

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access to the galleries is through the Chemistry Building to the right of the Parkinson Building steps. The entrance is marked “Chemistry” and has ramp access.

The accessible wheelchair entrance opens automatically between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. On Saturdays, visitors can press the buzzer above the card reader and speak to a member of staff who can open the door remotely.

It is approximately 70 metres from the wheelchair accessible entrance to the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery and approximately 105 metres to The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery.

Assistance dogs are welcome and there are hearing aid induction loops in the galleries.

Large print exhibition guides are available.

Find out about car parking for disabled blue badge holders.

Contact us if you have any special requirements and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery
Free
  • Wheelchair access
  • Exhibitions
  • Visual Art
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