Free entry Flatford Mill Conference

The Ecology of Art

John Constable The Mill Stream © Colchester & Ipswich Museum Service: Ipswich Borough Council Collection 

Part of the Art Science Nature seminar series, led by British Art Network bursary awardees Colchester and Ipswich Museums

How have artists observed and worked within the landscape? What can their images reveal about our changing ecology?

This seminar will bring together talks from contemporary artists, curators and ecologists, and will take place in the heart of Constable Country, at Flatford in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). There will be an opportunity to explore the iconic locations of John Constable’s artworks.

Confirmed speakers

Simon Carter, Artist
Painting in Constable Country

Calvin Winner, Head of Collections, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
Man of Stones: Creating the Region’s Largest Sculpture Park

Jevan Watkins Jones, Artist
Ground Things: Gardening, Art and Compost

Agnes Villette, PhD Candidate, Winchester School of Arts
Alien of the Species: An Art/Science Project

Frédéric Ogée, Professor of British Literature and Art History, Université de Paris
Turner, English Landscape and the Anthropo(s)cenic

The British Art Network is led and supported by Tate and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, with public funding provided by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Flatford Mill

Flatford Rd
East Bergholt
Colchester
CO7 6UL

Date & Time

24 March 2020 at 10.30–15.30

Pricing

FREE with ticket

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This event is open to members of the subject specialist networks British Art Network and the Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA). Spaces are limited, booking essential.

British Art Network and NatSCA members are welcome to register for one or more of the four seminars in this series. To register for this event, please Eventbrite

A limited fund for travel support is available for members of the British Art Network and will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis. Further details provided in the registration form.

Walking shoes recommended for optional walk. Seminar spaces and facilities are accessible. Option of organised transportation from Manningtree Station.

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