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LIFE BOAT 4/12: Exhibition and Talks Programme

Run by Artquest, in partnership with ACAVA and funded by ArtsTemps the LIFE BOATresidency is an annual award that provides 4 graduates from the University of the Arts London a free shared studio space on Vyner street for a year and a bespoke peer support and crit programme.

LIFE BOAT awardees are eligible to apply for an additional £1000 from programme funders ArtsTemps to realise a project to mark the end of their residency. LIFE BOAT 4/12 is the result of this end of programme reward for 2012-2013.

Talks Programme:

All talks take place in Room 203 University of the Arts London, 272 High HolbornWC1V 7EY

Plurality & Singularity: Exploring the patterns of the everyday
Date: 12 February 18.30 – 8.00pm
Booking: FREE event. Click here to reserve your place.
Exploring the patterns of the everyday, this talk will take the form of a short lecture, followed by a group workshop exploring the everyday rhythms we use to navigate the city.Talk by Isabelle Gressel

The Expanded Field of Painting
Date: 19 February 18.30 – 8.00pm
Booking: FREE event. Click here to reserve your place.
This talk will explore the idea of the expanded field of painting, questioning what a painting can be or can become. Talk by Henk Gieskens

Painter's Process
Date: 26 February 18.30 – 8.00pm
Booking: FREE event. Click here to reserve your place.
This talk will focus on the working methods of contemporary painters, looking at the use of unorthodox painting techniques and the influence of modern technologies on studio practices.There will be a number of short films and interviews that reflect on the processes and breakthroughs that take place between the imagined image and the final piece within the artist’s studio. Talk by Michael McManus

I am a Creative
Date: 5 March 18.30 – 8.00pm
Booking: FREE event. Click here to reserve your place.
In the digital age an audience will often view an artwork online rather than encountering the real thing in a gallery environment.This talk will examine the role of the modern artist and look at how amateurs and professionals use the internet to express themselves.Talk by Conall McAteer