Home and Away Artists' Residency Curators' Talk

22.07.2015 to 22.07.2015

FREE Event hosted by the Home and Away Resident Artists


Kerry Harker, Artistic Director, The Tetley www.thetetley.org 
Kerry Harker is Artistic Director at The Tetley, Leeds. Harker studied at the University of Leeds from 1990-1995 (BA Hons Fine Art and MA Feminism in the Visual Arts). As an artist she has exhibited across the UK. Kerry co-founded Vitrine, which was active from 2004-6, with Pippa Hale before they co-founded Project Space Leeds [PSL] with Diane Howse in 2006. From 2008-11 she was also Curator of Exhibitions at Harewood House Trust. PSL now operates The Tetley, which opened as a centre for contemporary art and learning in late 2013, in the art deco former Tetley brewery headquarters building on the new South Bank Leeds. The Tetley supports emerging artistic and curatorial work, with a focus on participatory practices. Harker’s research interests include the relationship between heritage contexts and contemporary art, and the role of cultural spaces in post-industrial regeneration and the creation of new public realm. She was a nominator for the Northern Art Prize in 2011.

David Gilbert, Independent Curator www.davidgilbert.org.uk
David Gilbert is a freelance curator, producer, arts consultant, project manager and arts educator. He has worked extensively with artists in the public realm - site-specific commissioning with re:place and Wirksworth Festival, and a touring project with Abandon Normal Devices consisting of five radically modified caravans, for example. He has also twice worked for The Art House - first from 2002-2004 as Manager, when he set up More Than 12, thirteen artist residencies across England, and more recently in 2013-2014 as Interim Artistic Director.  

Read more about the residency HERE

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