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Visiting Artist’s Talk – Lucy Skaer

Lucy Skaer (b.1975) studied at Glasgow School of Art and now lives and works between Glasgow and New York. Her many solo exhibitions include: Fruitmarket Gallery (Edinburgh, 2008); ‘The Siege’ at Chisenhale Gallery (London, 2008); ‘A Boat Used As A Vessel’ at Kunsthalle Basel (2009); ‘Exit, Voice and Loyalty’ at Tramway (Glasgow, 2013) and Murray Guy (New York, 2014); and ‘One Remove’ at Witte de With (Brussels, 2016). She has participated in numerous group shows in Europe and America, including ‘Art Under Attack – Histories of British Iconoclasm’ at Tate Britain (London, 2013). She represented Scotland at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007, was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2009 and the Prix Canson in 2016.

The venue for this talk is Lecture Theatre 21, Roger Stevens Bulding, University of Leeds. Directions to the venue can be found online here.

The VAT series hosts talks by an exciting range of arts practitioners from around the world every Monday afternoon 14:00 to 15:30 during teaching weeks.

All of our talks are compulsory for all Fine Art students but open to anyone else who would like to join us.

Instal shot: Lucy Skaer, ‘Force Justify (Part I)’, 2012. Tulips & Roses Gallery (Brussels).

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