School of Art Friday Lecture: Lisa Robertson & Sophie Collins


  • Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:30 to 13:30

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

This event by guest speakers Lisa Robertson and Sophie Collins marks the first 2017 School of Art Friday Lecture.

Lisa Robertson is a Canadian poet and essayist, who co-ran and continues to serve as an honorary member of ArtSpeak Gallery in Vancouver. Her most recent book of poetry 'Summers' was published by Coach House Books in 2016.

Sophie Collins is writing about self-expression, self-help and shame at Glasgow Women’s Library via Book Works. Her first poetry collection is forthcoming from Penguin.

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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