The Art School Gallery – Conference

Saturday 23 November – 10:00-17:00

Hanover Project, Hanover Building

Keynote Speaker;
Prof. Andrew Hunt (MMU)

Speakers;
Anne Kelly
Curator NCAD Gallery Programme
NCAD Gallery

Professor Dean Hughes
Northumbria University

Poppy Bowers
Exhibitions Curator
Whitworth Gallery

Zoe Watson
Manchester Metropolitan
Curator Holden Gallery

Faye Spencer
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

David Mackintosh
Course Leader BA(Hons) Fine Art
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

Dr. Andy Broadey
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

This symposium examines the function of art school galleries, and opportunities they offer artists and curators to develop critical and experimental projects at a time when such opportunities appear limited in the wider public sector.  

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Prof. Andrew Hunt (MMU)

Andrew Hunt is a curator and writer. He is currently Professor of Fine Art and Curating at Manchester Metropolitan University. In 2016-17 he founded and directed the contemporary art festival Reading International. From 2008 to 2014 he was Director of Focal Point Gallery in Southend-on-Sea. He has produced solo exhibitions with Mike Nelson, Elizabeth Price, Tris Vonna-Michell, Kai Althoff, and Marc Camille Chaimowicz. He has written for Artforum, Art Monthly, The Burlington Magazine, Domus, frieze, Mousse Magazine, Picpus and TATE ETC.