Sat, 13 Nov | Manchester Art Gallery

Nature, Art + Mind

Exploring the links between art, and nature, and us. How can a fusion between art and nature improve our wellbeing? How are artists and responding to new challenges? Jenna Ashton hosts Francine Hayfron, Hazel Reeves, 'Faunagraphic', Eve Shepherd £8/£6
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Nature, Art + Mind

Time & Location

13 Nov, 15:00
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester M2 3JL, UK

About the event

Exploring the links between art, and nature, and us. How can a fusion between art and nature improve our wellbeing? How are artists and communities responding to new challenges?

HOST: Dr Jenna Ashwood, artist, curator and heritage studies lecturer. 

PANEL: 

  • Francine Hayfron, the Whitworth’s ‘cultural park keeper’ on wellbeing and community engagement – Victorian, and 21st-century.
  • Hazel Reeves, sculptor and soundscape artist, on the Knepp birdsong project.
  • Sarah Yates, aka ‘Faunagraphic’, painter of the famous Manchester Bluetit, on the benefits of bringing nature into unloved urban spaces via street art.
  • Eve Shepherd on rendering nature in bronze, and why we need to rethink public sculpture.

Tickets £8/£6