Subject

Art

7

Date & time

Tue, 7 Mar 2017
11:00 - 16:00

Venue

UCL Institute of Education, London
20 Bedford Way
London, WC1H 0AL

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About this day

Come and meet the artists…

In this exciting and visually stimulating programme, students will meet and learn from four leading internationally recognised artists working in different areas. From ceramics, graphic design or digital art to photography or concept art, this day will provide variety, innovation and the chance to hear how ideas become art. The day will be chaired by award-winning designer and artist Pascal Anson.

Programme & speakers

Fire up your creativity Grayson Perry, Artist

Grayson Perry will talk about his work and consider how to be creative in an age which embraces both traditional and digital approaches to art.

Grayson Perry

About Grayson Perry

Turner Prize-winner Grayson Perry’s work is original and provocative. He uses traditional forms such as ceramics and tapestries in unconventional ways to comment on injustice, hypocrisy, consumer culture, creativity, taste and class.

Magnum photographer Martin Parr, Photographer

Martin will talk about his approach as a photographer and students will be able to see for themselves how he uses seduction and humour to comment on the human condition.

Martin Parr

About Martin Parr

Magnum photographer Martin Parr is considered one of this country’s leading photographers. While his photographs are highly original and entertaining, they also reflect how we present ourselves and what we value.

Graphic design: everyone and everywhere Rebecca Wright, Graphic Designer

Graphic design is all around us. It educates, informs, entertains and persuades, influencing how we experience and understand the world around us, yet it is easily overlooked. This talk will reveal the role of graphic design, and explore why you are part of it.

Rebecca Wright

About Rebecca Wright

Rebecca Wright is Programme Director of Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins. She co-wrote Design Diaries: Creative Process in Graphic Design and co-founded the publishing house GraphicDesign&.

Diary of a mobile digital artist Roz Hall, Digital artist

This interactive talk will explore iPad and digital art, a medium famously embraced by David Hockney and espoused by an increasing number of established artists.  Roz Hall will demonstrate the techniques required to create a successful painting on a tablet or mobile device.

Roz Hall

About Roz Hall

Roz Hall is a digital artist, specialising in portraiture created on tablet and mobile devices.  His artworks blur the boundaries between contemporary art and personal and social media and his extraordinary paintings have been exhibited work-wide.

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