Talk

Chell, Edward (2014) Talk. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This talk presented at interdisciplinary symposium, Art of the Edgelands, considers the significance of 'edgelands' and other marginal spaces, neither urban nor rural, as sites for artistic inquiry, and as cultural spaces. The symposium accompanies Spacex's exhibition, 'Soft Estate' (8 March - 3 May 2014), which features artworks exploring the marginal spaces of contemporary motorway landscapes. Edward Chell is lead artist of the exhibition. Defined as a type of terrain 'apparently unplanned, certainly uncelebrated and largely incomprehensible' by environmentalist Marion Shoard, 'edgelands' have frequently been a source of inspiration for artists and writers. Other symposium speakers include: Dr. Caitlan DeSilvey, geographer and senior lecturer in Environmental Social Science, University of Exeter; Laura Oldfield Ford, artist and psycho-geographer; Joanne Lee, artist, writer, publisher and senior lecturer in Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University; and Dr Jos Smith, associate research fellow, University of Exeter.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Members: University for the Creative Arts
Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2014 00:17
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 12:55
URI: http://collections.crest.ac.uk/id/eprint/8116

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