Dear All,

The Art Writing Writing Art research group at the University of Bristol are pleased to announce our forthcoming meetings for November and December 2013. We warmly invite all PGRs, staff and AWWA supporters to attend.

Dany Louise: ‘Interpretation Matters! But can we do better?’ 11th November 2013, 1pm, First Floor Seminar Room, Graduate School, 7 Woodland Road

Dany Louise (University of Brighton) writes about the visual arts and cultural policy, and is researching the interface between biennials of art and public policy. Interpretation Matters is concerned with the written material found in galleries. The aim of this project, as she will discuss in this talk, is to highlight this important area of gallery practice and kickstart a national conversation.

Colour in Conversation, speakers: Susan Harrow, Vicky Jackson, Claudia Tobin, 2nd December 2013, 4pm, Seminar Room A, 43 Woodland Road

A mini-workshop. Susan Harrow (French), Vicky Jackson (Drama) and Claudia Tobin (History of Art & English Literature) will discuss their research on colour in the visual arts and literature.

Professor James Saunders: ‘Writing Music’, 9th December 2013, 2pm, Albert’s Bar, Victoria Rooms, Queens Road (booking recommended)

In this session, Professor James Saunders (Bath Spa University) will explore verbal notation in music, an approach to score making that uses words as the principal way to communicate intention. We will look at examples of work that use this medium, and make realizations of some of the pieces as a group.

About AWWA: Art Writing Writing Art, founded in 2012 at the University of Bristol, is a discussion and research group set up to provide a place of convergence for researchers interested in the actively shifting and overlapping intersections between art, writing and art history. We hope to support, consolidate and expand our research through peer discussion and exploration. Our group is transhistorical and transnational in scope and we welcome contributions from any researcher interested in the interaction between art and writing.

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