The Dye House Gallery at Bradford School of Art and Impressions Gallery are delighted to host the symposium Behind the scenes at a photography gallery along with photographer Joy Gregory and Director of Impressions Gallery, Anne McNeill.
Joy Gregory is one of the most important artists to emerge from the Black British photography movement of the 1980s. Gregory is a visual storyteller whose work is influenced by a combination of race, history, gender and aesthetics. This symposium in partnership with Impressions Gallery is hosted alongside the Impressions touring exhibition Lost Languages and other voices, showcasing the work of Joy Gregory, one of the most important artists to emerge from the Black British photography movement of the 1980s.
The symposium provides a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes at a gallery. Expect insights into the curator/artist relationship and collaborative working in different spaces at this not to be missed event for students, lecturers and photography and art enthusiasts.
1.30pm Welcome Pam Brook, Head of School, Bradford Art School
Introducing Joy Gregory, Anne McNeill, Director of Impressions Gallery
Keynote Speaker Joy Gregory
Anne McNeill, Director of Impressions Gallery and Dr Pippa Oldfield, Head of Programme Impressions Gallery
Plenary with Joy Gregory, Anne McNeill, Dr Pippa Oldfield, and Dr Robert Galeta(Bradford School of Art)
Delegates are invited to stay for the exhibition launch of Lost Languages and other voices which commences at 4.30pm and will be opened by Bradford College Provost, Richard Thomas and Director of Impressions Gallery, Anne McNeil.