Supporting Material

11 Sep 2017 – 7 Oct 2017

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Mon – Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 1pm – 5pm.

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Herbert Read Gallery

United Kingdom, United Kingdom


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  • Travel from London Victoria to Canterbury East Station (1h 13-30mins), then by taxi or foot to the campus (10 minute walk). Canterbury West Station (which is a twenty minute walk from the gallery) is also served by trains from St Pancras and Waterloo (1h
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Supporting Material is an exhibition that explores the correspondences, synergies and fractures between two artists, filmmaker Amanda Loomes and painter Ian Parker.


The exhibition includes some of the explorations created by the artists that came from initial conversations which delved into shared context and meaning around the notion of ‘support’. The stretched canvas, or support, is a load bearing material. But ‘support’ also alludes to advocacy, corroboration and encouragement. The pieces together reflexively foregrounding the architecture of the works production - cognisant of the educational context of the gallery. 

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Amy Owen

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Amanda Loomes

Ian Parker


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