Friday 17 September 2010

eca Research Seminar September 22, 2010

Julie Roberts
> Artist Julie Roberts will discuss the development of her practice leading up to Child, her current exhibition showing at Talbot Rice Gallery. From her early representations of medical instruments, through mortuary and crime scene paintings, to her critical treatment of domestic labor, Roberts' work has been driven by research and analysis. Child, which is typically
> meticulous and evocative, explores the legacy of Barnado¹s children's homes, reflects upon the impact of educators such as Maria Montessori and re-presents archival material relating to Wartime evacuees.
> Julie Roberts (b. 1963) graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1990 and was a contemporary of Christine Borland and Douglas Gordon. She was included in the 1993 Venice Biennale and in 1995 became the first recipient of the SAC Scholarship at the British School in Rome. Roberts is based in Carlisle and
> continues to exhibit internationally.
> Wednesday 22 September 2010, 4.30-5.30 pm
> details at:
> Hunter lecture theatre (O17), Hunter Building
> Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DF

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