Tuesday 25 September 2012

CFPR Editions in Münsterland

Snap 2012, 2nd International Printmaking Symposium, Rheine, Germany 27th - 30th September 2012

Paul Laidler (Academic Lead for CFPR Editions) has been invited to present a lecture about the development and ethos of the university based publishing practice at Snap 2012 - part of the 2nd International Printmaking Symposium in Rheine, Germany. The event includes major publishers, galleries, museums and dealers, which will illuminate the subject of printmaking from the economic side whilst raising questions about educational strategies with regards to printmaking in contemporary times.

As part of the opening day lectures Paul will be presenting alongside Dr Carinna Parraman and Sarah Barnes from the University of the West of England, Bristol. On the following day Paul will then contribute to a panel of speakers on the topic of Contemporary Prints in the  Museum World and the Art Market. The panel includes; Diana Ewer (Co-founder of TAG Fine Arts), Daniel F. Hermann (Curator and Head of Curatorial Studies at the Whitechapel Gallery, London), Matthias Kunz (Sabine Kunst Gallery), Susan Tallman (Chief editor of Art in Print online magazine) and Prof Liz Ingram (Professor of Printmaking at the University of Alberta, Canada).

Tuesday 18 September 2012

Two heads are better than one.

Brownister Hen, Waste 2, 2012 (cast resin skull series)
The second cast resin skull by the artist Brownster Hen in the 'Waste series' is now complete. Preparations for the next installment is under way. See Waste 1 here