Ask the Expert Talks
Each of the Supernature artists have chosen an expert from the fields of art or nature To give a talk related to their work. These talks are free and will be preceeded by a short presentation by the artist. All talks take place at Transition Gallery


Talk:                     NATURE'S LAMPS

Date and Time:             Sunday 17 September 2006 at 5pm
(space for this talk is limited and will be allocated on a first come basis)

A talk by the zoologist Mandy Holloway from the Natural History Museum to accompany Laura White's Into the Cold Light Installation which features images of deep water Jellyfish projected onto piles of obsolete electrical equipment in a magical and thought provoking light show.

Talk:                    TUDOR LIFE                

Date and Time:          Sunday 12 November 2006 at 3pm

Ruth Goodman, professional historian specialising in Tudor and Jacobean social and domestic history and founder of the Tudor Group will be giving a talk to accompany Sigrid Holmwood's exhibition Past Times and Recreation.

Talk:                    CHINOISERIE

Date and Time:          Monday 11th December 2006 at 7pm

Gill Saunders*, Senior Curator of the Word and Image Department of the Victoria and Albert Museum will be giving a talk about the decorative art of Chinoiserie which has influenced the painter Chris Humphreys in his Woodland Chicken World series of paintings.
*due to illness the billed speaker Gill Saunders has been replaced by Margaret Timmers head of Prints at the
Victoria & Albert Museum

Talk:                    ESCAPE CLAWS: adventures with absconding zoo animals

Date and Time:          Saturday 27th January 2007 at 5pm

Judith Palmer, writer, broadcaster and Critical Writer in Residence at Manchester Metropolitain University will talk to accompany Andrew Bracey's Freianlage