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Yorkshire Sculpture International Symposium
20 Sep 2019 9:30am - 4pm
This symposium will critically reflect on the first Yorkshire Sculpture International with a day of talks by artists, curators, fabricators and educators.
Bringing speakers together to explore the work that goes on behind the scenes to develop large scale and public sculpture for international exhibitions.
Discussions will include
The traditional and new technologies used in sculpture today
The role of collaboration with fabricators and specialists
The challenges of developing sculpture for the public realm and the current context of accessing sculpture making facilities and education in sculpture
Throughout the day we will consider the future aspirations for Yorkshire Sculpture International (the second of which is planned in 2023) and the production of sculpture in Yorkshire.
Guest speakers include:
Rungwe Kingdon, Co-Founder and Director of Pangolin Editions, Gloucestershire
Rana Begum, Artist and Selector for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019
Samuel Leuenberger, Director and Curator of SALTS, Birsfelden and Curator of Art Basel's Parcours.
The full programme of speakers will be announced soon.
Lunch and refreshments are provided.
Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.
Tickets: £12 – £40 Early bird: £35
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