Talk: Artists in Conversation

Image credit: Deep Down Tidal (2017), Tabita Rezaire.

  • Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth

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Richard Broomhall and Margareta Kern from The Unknown Knowns exhibition will join Curator, Vickie Fear, and our Artistic Director, Sarah Chapman, for a conversation about the crossovers in their research and work with moving image.

Richard Broomhall is an artist and practice based PhD researcher at the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Research, where he is researching the politics of light. His work is a materialist investigation into light-based transnational data network infrastructure in the South West. Richard has exhibited and screened solo and collaborative works in galleries and festivals across the UK and internationally, including recent shows at Baltic 39, Newcastle; Contains Art, Watchet; Spit n Sawdust, Cardiff; and Plymouth Art Weekender. Richard is based in Bristol and holds a studio at Spike Island. 

Find out more about Richard on his website

Margareta Kern holds a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College and MA in Visual Anthropology, UCL. Her work has been presented across international gallery and educational contexts, including Tate Modern, The Photographers Gallery (London), Whitechapel Gallery (London), Spacex (Exeter) and many more. 

Currently living in Cornwall and London, Margareta teaches photography at Falmouth University's Institute of Photography. She is a founding member of Artists' Union England, and is part of Precarious Workers Brigade, a UK-based collective campaigning against precarisation in culture and education. 

Find out more about Margareta on her website

Date: Thursday 9 May
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building
Free admission, booking is essential 

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Got You Mouse, (2018) by Richard Broomhall

Exhibition: The Unknown Knowns 

If the known unknowns are the things we know that we don’t know, what don’t we know that we know?

Plymouth-based Curator, Vickie Fear, brings together artists using appropriated material in 'The Unknown Knowns' exhibition to expose hidden truths and ask questions about the world we live in. Starting with the work of three filmmakers commissioned by The Arts Institute in partnership with the SWFTA in 2018, 'The Unknown Knowns' makes connections between artists who draw from a range of sources, including public archives and popular culture.

This is a partnership exhibition delivered by The Arts Institute and The Box, Plymouth and is on display from Friday 29 March - Wednesday 22 May in The Levinsky Gallery. Find out more about the exhibition.

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