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Rosemary Chalmers: Creature Design: ex femina

Rosemary Chalmers: Creature Design: ex femina
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29 Aug 2019 - 10 Oct 2019

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Leeds Arts University

Blenheim Walk, Leeds, LS2 9AQ

Rosemary Chalmers is Course Leader in Comic and Concept Art at Leeds Arts University. Her research explores speculative biology, world-building and believability in creature design with the aim to instil curiosity and concern for biodiversity. She is also interested in the visibility of women in the field of creature design.

Creature Design: ex femina draws together Chalmers’ own research-practice alongside internationally renowned concept artists, Terryl Whitlatch, Brynn Metheney, Kate Pfeilschiefter and Iris Compiet.

The exhibition proposes that Creature Design is a distinct discipline, drawing on science, art and design. ex femina inquiries into women’s experience, understanding and positioning of this practice.

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Opening night: Wednesday 28 August 5-7pm
Free entry. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome. Booking not required.

The exhibition is open 10am-4pm Monday to Friday at Blenheim Walk Gallery.

Image Info: Rosemary Chalmers, Finnish long-tailed magpie-jay: Pica infaustus ornithomimus, 2018 (detail). Graphite on paper.

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