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Visiting Artist’s Talk – Sally Tallant

Peter Blake Everybody Razzle Dazzle 2015 Dazzle Ferry Commission for the Liverpool Biennial Photo: Mark McNulty

Sally Tallant is the Director of Liverpool Biennial – The UK Biennial of International Contemporary Art. From 2001-11 she was Head of Programmes at the Serpentine Gallery (London) where she was responsible for the development and delivery of an integrated programme of exhibitions, architecture, education and public programmes. She has curated exhibitions in a wide range of contexts including the Hayward Gallery (London), Serpentine Gallery, hospitals and schools as well as for public commissions. Sally has developed commissioning programmes for artists in a range of contexts and developed long-term projects including The Edgware Road Project, Skills Exchange and Disassembly. She has also curated performances, sound events, film programmes and conferences. Sally is a regular contributor to conferences nationally and internationally. She is a Trustee of Metal, and Advisory Board Member of Open Arts Archive (Open University), a Board Member of the International Biennial Association and a member of the London Regional Council for the Arts Council of England.

The venue for the talk is Lecture Theatre B of the Chemistry Building, 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 Wednesday afternoon 14:00-15:30 during teaching weeks.

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

Image: Peter Blake, Everybody Razzle Dazzle, 2015 Dazzle Ferry Commission for the Liverpool Biennial (Photo: Mark McNulty).

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