We welcome visiting artists Bethan Hughes, Eva Frapiccini, Sun Ju Lee, David Steans, Aleana Turner and Zejun Yao who will all be teaching in the School this academic year. More information can be found here.
The 2017-18 VAT series Programme Assistant is Daniel Cole (BA Fine Art).
Date: 21/3/2018 | Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar will speak about his current exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, ‘Alfredo Jaar: The Garden of Good and Evil’.
Date: 5/3/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Frances Scott is an artist who works with moving image presented through screenings, installations, events and publications.
Date: 19/2/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Morgan Quaintance is a London-based writer, musician, broadcaster and curator.
Date: 12/2/2018 | Time: 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Madiha Aijaz lives and works in Karachi, Pakistan and works with photographs, film and fiction. Aijaz’s practice is concerned with how people experience pleasure and privacy in changing public spaces and the communities that have become peripheral to civic life but which by tenacity and chance, continue to survive.
Date: 29/1/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Ann Coxon is Curator of Displays and International Art at Tate Modern, London.
Date: 22/1/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Francesca Anfossi was born in Italy and lives and works in London. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally, participating in various creative collaborations.
Date: 4/12/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Sean Kaye is an artist and curator. He is a member of the collaborative art practices Leeds United and Sean Kaye & Jenny West. Leeds United are interested in the gap between the social domain and the aesthetic realm, in the slippage between the real, the fictional and the virtual.
Date: 27/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Rehana Zaman works predominantly with moving image and performance. Her practice is concerned with how individuals and groups relate amidst the affects of multiple social dynamics.
Date: 20/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Emma Talbot’s work explores personal experience and internal narratives via a range of media, incorporating painting on silk, drawing and installation.
Date: 13/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
George Vasey is a curator and writer currently based between Newcastle, Middlesborough and Hull.
Date: 6/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Harold Offeh is an artist who works with a range of media including performance, video, photography, learning and social arts practice. He often employs humour as a means to confront the viewer with historical narratives and contemporary cultural issues.
Date: 23/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Rachel Goodyear specialises in drawing, predominantly works on paper, and expands her work into collage, animation and sculptural installation.
Date: 16/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Ewan Murray’s work examines the material qualities and illusionistic potential of painting.
Date: 9/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Catherine Bertola creates installations, objects and drawings that respond to particular sites, collections and historic contexts in an attempt to uncover the forgotten and invisible histories of places and communities.
Date: 2/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Laura Oldfield Ford’s work explores contested spaces, landscape, architecture and memory by reworking the practice of the ‘dérive’ or drift as a subjective process of mapping territory, one that enacts forms of social antagonism.
Date: 20/3/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Gabriella Boyd studies at the Royal Academy and featured in the 2016 Glasgow International and John Moores Painting Prize.
Date: 13/3/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Luis Camnitzer is one of the most influential artists working anywhere in the world today.
Date: 6/3/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Oswaldo Maciá creates olfactory-acoustic sculptures that have been exhibited internationally, including the first public sound-sculpture in the southern hemisphere, recently unveiled in Bogotá.
Date: 20/2/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Carla Scott Fullerton’s work explores the materials and processes of sculpture and printmaking, with a particular focus on the relationships between forms and structures and between architecture and people.
Date: 13/2/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Joe Cheetham’s work explores the contradictions of self-expression through paintings that create an often uncomfortable emotional field