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Articulation 3: Alec Finlay - Walking the Skyline is Always Changing

30 Apr 2013

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6.30pm - 8pm

Cost of entry

£4 / £2.50 concessions / free to University of Northampton students.

Avenue Gallery

Northampton, United Kingdom

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Working in partnership with NN Gallery, we are pleased to announce that a new series of artists' talks in the Articulation series. Following sculptor Richard Wilson on 12 March and Rachel Anderson of Artangel on 19th March, Alec Finlay will close the series on 30th April..

The series is directed and chaired by John Harper, Associate Fellow in Fine Art, and takes as its theme alternative ways that art reaches the public outside of the gallery system.

As usual the talks will take place in the Main Hall at the University of Northampton's Avenue Campus from 6.30pm-8pm, and will be free to University of Northampton students and staff, £4/£2.50 concessions to others. Contact Suzanne Stenning on 01604 893050 or email gallery@northampton.ac.uk to reserve a place.

Alec Finlay
Tuesday 30 April 6.30-8pm
Title: 'Walking the Skyline is Always Changing'
http://www.alecfinlay.com/alec.html

Artist and poet Alec Finlay reflects on how the poetic memory and cultural viewing of the field trip can release public sculpture from its weighty burden and on how ecological considerations can re-address the way artists approach our public landscape.

The talk will be informal and make reference to the work of his parents Sue and Ian Hamilton Finlay, other associated artists and poetry.

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