Talk and Q&A with Jeremy Deller

July 13, 2017

Image: We Sit Starving Amidst Our Gold, 2013, Jeremy Deller. Picture: Courtesy of the British Council

7.30—9pm

William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4PP

Free, Ages 16+

Numbers are limited

Join acclaimed British artist Jeremy Deller to hear him speak about how his work has been influenced by both 1960’s British pop culture and the radical ideas of William Morris.

Followed by a Q&A with Hadrian Garrard, Director of Create and co-curator of Be Magnificent.

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Jeremy Deller lives and works in London. He studied Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art. He works with a variety of media, including video, sculpture, and graphic art, which has emphasised collaborative projects, re-enactments, and public art, through which he has reflected on popular culture in post-industrial England. His most important projects include Acid Brass (1997), Folk Archive (1999), in collaboration with Alan Kane, The Battle of Orgreave (2001) and Sacrilege (a scale model inflatable Stonehenge) (2012).

Exhibitions include English Magic for the British Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, (2013), the retrospective Joy in People, Hayward Gallery, (2012) and Iggy Pop Life Class, Brooklyn Museum, (2016). He has also developed curatorial projects, including All That Is Solid Melts Into Air 2013 and Love is Enough: William Morris and Andy Warhol.

 

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