Pause Break Talk @ The Holden Gallery, Manchester [15 March]

Pause Break Talk

17:30 - 19:00

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The Holden Gallery
Grosvenor Building, Cavendish Street, M15 6BR Manchester, United Kingdom
Symposium Event

Holly Corfield Carr (Poet and Writer)
Steven Gartside (Curator, The Holden Gallery)
Sophie Williamson (Curator, Camden Arts Centre)

Taking examples from art, literature and everyday life, the three speakers explore the pauses, gaps and breaks that occur in the process of communication. The creative glitches that appear as we look at images, objects, ideas and things.

Typos, topos: From the cinema to the cave, Holly Corfield Carr will be navigating typos in the work of writers writing in the dark

Sophie J Williamson will discuss her current research around disjuncture, translatese and the untranslatable in visual language and poetics.

Free admission

— Holly Corfield Carr is a poet based in Bristol and Cambridge where she is completing a PhD on site-specific writing practices in caves, quarries and poets’ ‘root houses’. She received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2012 and the Frieze Writer’s Prize in 2015.

Steven Gartside is a Research Fellow, Curator of Holden Gallery and course leader for the MA Contemporary Curating Programme, research interests extend across a number of different areas.Previous work includes teaching in the School of Architecture at the University of Liverpool and running the Postgraduate Network Programme at Tate Liverpool.

Sophie Williamson is the Programme Curator: Exhibitions at Camden Arts Centre, London. From 2009 – 2013, she was part of the founding team of Raven Row, initially as Gallery Manager and later as Exhibitions Organiser, helping establish it as one of London's most critically acclaimed spaces. In 2016, Sophie completed a research residency at Bisagra, Lima, as part of Gasworks’ International Curatorial Fellowships Programme.
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