Meadow Arts and University of Worcester’s Fine Art department are delighted to present the Art House Open Lecture Series 2019-20, a fifth season of talks in Worcester by some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK. The free talks take place at the University's brand new art studios, The Art House in Worcester City Centre on selected Wednesday evenings from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, and include a chance to ask questions after each presentation. The talks are free and open to all; booking is recommended.
Gareth Proskourine-Barnett is an artist and educator currently based between Birmingham and London. His interdisciplinary practice investigates our relationship to place and the way materials embody histories. Since graduating with an MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins in 2011, he has worked on a range of self-initiated and commissioned projects, taken part in artist residencies and delivered workshops internationally.
Alongside his personal practice, Gareth teaches Art and Design at the Birmingham School of Art and is also a visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art. He is currently working towards a PhD in Critical and Historical Studies, where his research investigates Brutalist Architecture through the Internet. His work has been exhibited at museums and galleries in the UK, China, Denmark, Russia, India and Thailand. Recent exhibitions and residencies include On The Subject of Precarity at Grand Union, Common Ground at The New Art Gallery Walsall and Explore New Urban Spaces at Plan8t in Changsha, China