Talks & Events
Amanda Loomes, 2013. Courtesy the artist
Jerwood Open Forest: In Conversation With Joy Sleeman
3 February 2014
Jerwood Open Forest artists Juan delGado, Amanda Loomes, Chris Watson and Iain Pate in conversation with Joy Sleeman, Senior Lecturer, History and Theory of Art.
Followed by Sanctuaries, a performance by Adam James. You are invited to witness the building of the Oller Oller language through a performance entitled Sanctuaries by Adam James. Sanctuaries is series of improvised physical stories, each reflecting an aspect of a woodland space. Coming from a far away lands these storytellers are the Oller Ollers; shamans, wizened elders and purveyours of dreams. Over the duration of the show, the Oller Oller's will depict personal thematic sanctuaries using a variety of kinaesthetic means. Espousing coming tongue and wearing masks based on fictional animals and clay totems they will communicate intimate personal stories, make offerings and contribute to their growing language.
All events are free but must be booked in advance. For more information or to book a place, please contact Jerwood Visual Arts.
Telephone: 020 7654 0179
Address: Jerwood Visual Arts at Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London, SE1 0LN.
For more information about the exhibition visit the Jerwood Open Forest exhibition page.