Writing and Concepts Lecture Series, Benjamin Armstrong: Thursday 9 August – 6.00pm
Join us for a free public lecture with Buxton Contemporary artist, Benjamin Armstrong.
Benjamin Armstrong’s 2008 linocut series ‘The shape of things to come’ was included in and inspired the title of our inaugural exhibition curated by Melissa Keys. As part of the Writing & Concepts public lecture and publication series, Benjamin will be speaking about, ‘How reading shapes a mind and a body of work, how reading can be influenced and the conversations that can be born from this’.
FREE. No Bookings necessary.
WRITING & CONCEPTS is a public lecture and publication series designed to explore the potential of writing as both a process and an outcome. Contributors include practitioners for whom the written form is their primary professional output and practitioners whose work manifests as exhibitions or events within the domain of contemporary art.
Benjamin Armstrong is an artist practising across sculpture, drawing and printmaking. He has exhibited in Australia as well as internationally and his work found in many significant Australian collections. His exhibition ‘Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington’ held at Tolarno Galleries takes a chapter from the Australian Mark McKenna’s book ‘From the Edge’, Australia’s lost histories and fleshes the notion of settlement across suite of 11 prints. Looking specifically into the psychological as well as the physical experience of settlement through a historical lens.