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North West Cambridge Artist-in-Residence

When Oct 19, 2016
from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Where Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB
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North West Cambridge Artist-in-Residence 

 

Meet an artist: Melanie Manchot

 

Melanie Manchot would like to meet Cambridge University postdoctoral researchers and invite them to participate in her forthcoming series of ‘cross-talk’ events, which will take place over the next academic year. Melanie seeks to engage with a wide cross section of researchers to explore the future of communities with a focus on postdocs in the context of the NW Cambridge Development. Researchers of all disciplines are warmly invited to join Melanie for an introduction to the project at the Postdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

Melanie’s new project aims to involve postdoc researchers in a series of curated conversations that will form the basis for a new artwork. Postdoc researchers can participate in a variety of capacities. Please come and talk to Melanie about your research and explore the possibilities to engage in her art project.

When: Wednesday 19 October 5.30 to 6.30pm

Where: Postdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB

 

About the artist:

Melanie Manchot is a visual artist who works with photography, film and video as a performative practice. Her projects often explore specific sites, public spaces or particular communities in order to locate notions of individual and collective identities.

Melanie received her MA in Fine Art Photography from the Royal College of Art in 1992. Until 2005, she was a lecturer at many UK art colleges including Goldsmiths College, London, The University of the Arts, London and she continues to contribute to conferences and symposia internationally.

 

Read more about Melanie, her work and the NW Cambridge Artist-in-Residence project:

http://www.melaniemanchot.net

http://www.nwcambridgeart.com/artists/melanie-manchot

 

If you would like to join Melanie for this talk, please register here

 

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