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    Simon Morrissey

Foreground Director gives series of curator’s talks in Plymouth this Autumn

Foreground Director Simon Morrissey will present a series of talks discussing the curatorial influences and processes behind We The People Are The Work, the city-wide exhibition he has curated for Plymouth, during October and November.

We The People Are The Work is a project that explores ideas of power, protest, and the public. The project will build connections between the people of Plymouth and six internationally renowned artists through structures that involve ordinary people living in Plymouth in generating the ideas and artworks in the exhibitions alongside the artists. Venues across the city ranging from Plymouth City Council’s Council House to the city’s public galleries will be animated by a series of new commissioned artworks that explore our shared experiences and social differences that shape our society and our aspirations and fears for the future.

Simon will describe his approach to commissioning artists to develop ideas with the public and explore the themes raised by the exhibition in 3 public talks.

Dates and locations for the talks are as follows:

Tuesday 10th October 2017, 4pm, Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University. Free.

Wednesday 11th October 2017, 5.30pm, Studio Theatre, Plymouth College of Art. Free.

Tuesday 7th November 2017, 1pm, Plymouth Athenaeum. Free.

Further information on We The People Are The People and upcoming project events can be found here.