Thought Positions: Between Sculpture and the Archive

Public Symposium at Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, 12 November 2015

In conjunction with Thought Positions in Sculpture (Huddersfield Art Gallery) this one-day symposium brought together artists from the show with speakers from the Henry Moore Institute, Tate Britain and ROTOR, to explore different readings of the exhibition, with a specific focus on the intersections between archives, access and practitioner responses.

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Dr Rowan Bailey, University of Huddersfield – Introduction: What Might Constitute a Thought Position in Creative Practice?

Sheila Gaffney, Leeds College of Art – Reflections on the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Hester Reeve, Sheffield Hallam University – Sculptural Substance.

Dr Juliet MacDonald, University of Huddersfield – Displaying the Head of Victory.

Dr Jill Townsley, University of Huddersfield – Stones.

Dr Alison Rowley, Centre for Sculptural Thinking, University of Huddersfield.

Professor Steve Swindells, University of Huddersfield – ROTOR and Public Engagement

Gerry Turvey, Dance Artist – Dance: Engagement and Interpretation.

Allison Foster, Archive Curator at the Tate, Transforming Tate Britain: Archives and Access.

Dr Janette Martin, Archivist at Henry Moore Institute, Archives and Creative Practice: Case Studies from the Henry Moore Institute Archive.