About this day
For A-level, IB, Foundation and BTEC Level 3 students
This spring sees Art in Action brought to you both live streamed and online. During this immersive day, students will have the chance to meet and hear from four leading contemporary artists working in different areas of art and design. Through their fascinating presentations, the artists will explore their unique creative journeys, what inspires them, and how they turn an idea into a work of art. There will be plenty of time for questions and students are guaranteed to leave inspired and brimming with ideas for their own work.
Watch this space for more speaker announcements coming soon!
Programme & speakers
Conflict and crisis through the photographer's lens Simon Norfolk, Photographer
Simon Norfolk uses the lens to explore life’s big questions, including the effect of conflict on the physical and natural environment as well as on people and societies. He will talk about how he works, the challenges, techniques and rewards.
About Simon Norfolk
Simon Norfolk is an award-winning documentary photographer who often captures moments of war or crisis. His works have been collected by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Tate Modern in London.
The art of textiles Anna Glover, Textile artist
Award-winning textile designer Anna Glover produces work which is bold and beautiful. Her exceptional skills encompass print, pattern, colour, design and painting, resulting in magical, new and cutting-edge designs. She will talk about her vision and processes.
About Anna Glover
Anna Glover is an award-winning textile artist whose work encompasses print, pattern, colour, design and painting. She recently won a British Design Awards and has designed a printed textile collection for H&M.