Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape

University of Bristol, Lecture Theatre Three (LT3), 17 Woodland Road (main entrance, 3-5 Woodland Road) Bristol BS8 1TB

07912 208791
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Monday 24 February 2014
18:00 - 19:00
Admission Fee: Free but ticketed

Contemporary artist Andy Holden will be giving a performance lecture entitled 'Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape'.

Andy Holden uses the laws of physics as they appear in cartoons to help us devise a possible way of understanding the landscape “after the end of art history… a landscape where it seems like anything might be possible, but not everything is, there are rules that begin to emerge as we make observations.” This performance lecture formed the basis of his exhibition with the same name that Holden went on to develop as part of his Stanley Picker Fellowship in 2012/2013.

About Andy Holden
Holden has recently been appointed to work at the University of Bristol’s Stoke Bishop residential site, for which he will propose a new permanent artwork as part of the University’s public art strategy. Holden, recently described as a ‘Rising Star of 2014’ by The Observer, works in a variety of media and multiple forms of presentation, from plaster, bronze and ceramic objects to music, performance and large outdoor sculpture. In May 2014, his exhibition, MI!MS (Maximum Irony! Maximum Sincerity), will tour to Spike Island and his artwork for the University is expected to be unveiled in September 2014.

Produced by Field Art Projects for the University of Bristol

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