16 – 17 April 2018
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and Wolverhampton School of Art
A two day symposium focusing on Birmingham and Wolverhampton, and the cultural shift from Victorian art school to modern campus architecture.
Monday 16 April, 11am–5pm
Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace
Speakers include Steve Ajao, Birmingham musician and graduate of Moseley School of Art; Andrew Brewerton, Principal, Plymouth College of Art; Matthew Cornford, Professor of Fine Art, University of Brighton; Ian Francis, Director, Flatpack Film Festival and Henry Ward, Creative Director, Freelands Foundation.
Tuesday 17 April, 3–7pm
Wolverhampton School of Art
Involves a tour of the iconic Wolverhampton Art School, built in 1968, and speaker Dr Laura Guy, Lecturer in Fine Art Critical Studies, Glasgow School of Art.