Saturday 21 February 2015, 12 – 5pm
£10 / £5 concessions (Students, Unemployed, Over-60s)
This afternoon of talks and presentations will draw out some of the themes and ideas from the Love is Enough exhibition and will discuss them in more detail. Presentations will range from discussions of Warhol’s early years to the production of Morris’ tapestries and different conceptions of Utopia.
Running alongside the Symposium, artist Diana Taylor will be resident as part of the Factory Floor programme in the Yard with free drop-in fabric design workshops.
Dr Bernadette Buckley – Goldsmiths College
The Turner Prize winning artist and curator of Love is Enough, gives an introduction to the exhibition and his approach to curating the show.
Zelina Garland – Curatorial Manager, Birmingham Museums Trust
A discussion of the Attainment Tapestry in relation to Morris’ production methods and fabric design more widely.
Dr. Jean Wainwright – curator and art historian
Andy Warhol: From Pittsburgh to New York: Reproduction and Repetition.
Dr. Will Abberley
Making Speech Authentic in the Writings of William Morris and Andy Warhol
Dr. Pegram Harrison
“What does Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York have in common with the BMW factory in Oxford?”
Dr. David Barnes
Green Dreams: Ecotopia from Morris to Atwood