We are pleased to announce that our second Material Matters symposium will take place online on 9 October 2021, with support from the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. This year’s programme will feature artists, craftspeople, art historians and other experts concerned with clay.

Morning session, chaired by Tom Groves, Head of Art Histories

Afternoon session, chaired by Dr Michael Paraskos, Art Histories Lecturer

  • 14.00–14.50 Maiko Tsutsumi: “We do not work alone: Unfolding the quality of experience through a hybrid practice”
  • 14.50–15:40 Tony Minter, Bulmer Brick & Tile, & Emma Simpson, Simpson Brickwork Conservation: “Matching and making: Brick selection for conservation repairs”
  • 15:40–15:50 BREAK
  • 15:50–16:20 Eva Masterman: “Clay Commons”
  • 16:20–17:00 Clare Twomey: “Making material: Processes and practice of a monumental work”

Register on Eventbrite to attend this free event: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/material-matters-clay-symposium-tickets-169993062827