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Artist Talk: The Art School and the Culture Shed by Matthew Cornford

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‘The Den’ at The Cosy Club

Hunts Court

Corporation Street

Taunton

TA1 4AJ

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Professor Matthew Cornford is an artist, researcher and course leader for the BA(Hons) Fine Art Critical Practice course at Brighton University. In association with Professor John Beck Cornford undertook a research project to find and document the sites of former British Art Schools. Their photographs and findings documented in the 2014 publication ‘The Art School and the Culture Shed’. For twenty-five years Matthew Cornford worked in artistic collaboration with David Cross; Cornford & Cross becoming internationally known for their site-specific projects and gallery interventions, a monograph on their work was published by Black Dog in 2009. Cornford will be sharing elements of his practice and research into former Art Schools and shifts within art education at the location of Taunton’s original art school, the Victorian, Hunts Court.

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‘The Den’ at The Cosy Club

Hunts Court

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TA1 4AJ

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