These talks are free to attend and are open to any and all members of the public! Come along, further your appreciation of contemporary art and enhance your Aesthetica Art Prize experience.
12.30pm – 1.00pm at York St Mary’s Church (Castlegate, York)
20th March - The winner of last year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, Julia Vogl, discusses her practice and the importance of art prizes for emerging artists.
27th March - Laura Turner, York Art Gallery Curator, and Cherie Federico, Editor of Aesthetica Magazine, address the selection process, curating the show, and the shortlisted artists’ works.
3rd April - A chance to find out more about performance art in practice with Dr Claire Hind from York St John University.
17th April - A conversation with Frances Guy, Head of Collection and Exhibitions at The Hepworth Wakefield and Aesthetica Art Prize judge.
24th April - Artist Mary Humphrey talks about her fascinating change of career to photography and her series, Roma : Transylvania : January 2011, which is on display in the show.