School of Art Friday Lecture: Corin Sworn

  • Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:30 to 13:00

  • Edinburgh College of Art Main Building, Main Lecture Theatre (E22)
    74 Lauriston Place
    EH3 9DF

This talk by guest speaker, Corin Sworn, is the first in the School of Art Friday Lecture Series 2016 - 2017.   

Glasgow-based artist Corin Sworn works in a diverse range of media including video, installation, photography and drawing. She has had exhibitions in Tate Britain’s Art Now program (2010), Chisenhale Gallery, London (2013), Langen Foundation, Dusseldorf (2014), Whitechapel Gallery, London (2015), Toronto International Film Festival (2015) and Galeria Arsenał, Białystok (2016).

Corin participated in the 55th Venice Biennale (2013), the 19th Sydney Biennial (2014) and was the recipient of the Max Mara Award for Women artists in 2014 and a Leverhulme Award in 2016.

She teaches at Ruskin School of Art and is represented by Koppee Astner Gallery and Natalia Hug Gallery.

About the School of Art Friday Lecture Series

The School of Art Friday Lectures is a public series of talks by leading national and international artists and thinkers.

This year, the Lectures are focused around the School’s research clusters: Futurity, Material, Narrative, Sexes and Temporality.

The School of Art’s practice-led research embodies and critically reflects upon new registers of contemporary art, whilst rearticulating processes and practices associated with established artistic media.

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