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Julie Brook in conversation with contemporary British Painter Dan Sturgis

18:00 to 19:30 on 22 May 2013

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Watch this conversation with Dan Sturgis on Vimeo.

To coincide with the exhibition made, unmade Dovecot is hosting a series of conversation events between Julie Brook and a diverse collection of award winning artists and art directors.

This conversation occurs between Brook and British artist Daniel Sturgis and is moderated by Christopher Breward. Sturgis received an MA from Goldsmiths College in 1994, where he subsequently taught, until being appointed Course Director in Painting at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London. In 2008 he was awarded a PhD by Oxford Brookes University, his thesis examined the position of painting, and the use of the Baroque, in early post-modern thought.

Recent exhibitions include Plastic Culture: Legacies of Pop 1987 – 2008, Harris Museum, Preston (2009); Invisible Cities, Jerwood Space, London (2009); and the solo presentations Possibilities in Geometric Abstraction, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart (2008) and Everybody Loves Somebody, The Locker Plant, Chinati Foundation, Marfa Texas (2007).

Sturgis has curated a number of exhibitions looking at aspects of contemporary painting and its historic legacy. These include, The Indiscipline of Painting Tate St Ives (2011/12); Daniel Buren¹s Voile Toile/Toile Voile, Wordsworth Trust Grasmere (2005); Between Letters and Abstraction, Wordsworth Trust (2004); co-curated with Richard Kirwan Jeremy Moon – A Retrospective (2001), and co-curated with Martyn Simpson Perfidy at Le Corbusier¹s convent Santa Marie de la Tourette in France.

Tickets for this event are free but must be reserved in advance from Eventbrite.

This event is in partnership with Young Films.

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