Fertile thinking: seaweed in science and art

Fertile thinking: seaweed in science and art - Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

07 December 2019 07 December 2019

When: 07 December 2019
Where: The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery Exeter
Time: 1.30 pm - 4 pm
Cost: £10 early bird until 30 Nov, £12.50 full price, £7 for under 25s.
Suitable for: Any age

To coincide with the intriguing contemporary art exhibition 'Sea Garden' which includes Dartmoor-based photographer Susan Derges' recent rock pool series, this participative talk and workshop will inspire your own creative writing.

Artist Susan Derges will discuss her practice as one of the UK’s best-known photographers. Poet, Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Exeter & previously a Leverhulme Artist in Residence in a Marine Biology Department, Dr John Wedgwood Clarke and Professor Mike Allen a seaweed expert at the University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory will discuss their knowledge of marine algae in art and science.

The afternoon includes talks, conversation, creative writing and a chance to see ‘Sea Garden’.

Tickets are available online or from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum reception in person or by phone using a credit or debit card on 01392 265858 during opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.

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