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Fine Art Live Lecture Series presents: Emily Jones

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We are delighted to invite Emily Jones to speak as part of the 2017 Fine Art Live Lecture Series.

Jones is currently exhibiting at First Continent in Balitmore, USA. Her solo exhibition, Just Us, uses commonplace materials to model archetypal forms. The natural world and its observable phenomena are translated several times over into an array of papier-mâché, gumdrops, and recycled containers.

  • From: Thursday 26 October 2017, 5.15 pm
  • To: Thursday 26 October 2017, 7.30 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 2, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Can you build a bridge with gumdrops and toothpicks? Why does Penelope Cruz have four gold needles pierced through her ears? How would you organise collective life without representatives?

INCREASE THE AREA OF INVIOLABLE NATURAL RESERVES TO HALF THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH OR GREATER stone soup, hot honey, green lung, concept security, percussive hunting, and every living thing that creepeth upon the earth GO BEYOND MILITARY TERMS FOR HUMAN SECURITY (decarbonise prosperity).

Emily Jones (b. 1987, Leamington Spa) now lives and works in London.

Recent exhibitions include:

Please visit Jones's website for full details about her work.

No prior booking required

This event is open to students, staff, alumni, and the general public.
Admission is free.

About the Fine Art Live Lectures Series

The Fine Art Live Lecture Series is an initiative by Nottingham Trent University's Fine Art course, whereby creative practitioners are invited to deliver a lecture to current students. The lectures are also open to staff, alumni and the general public.

Please note: The Fine Art Live Lectures take place during term-time only, complimentary refreshments are not served at these events.

The course also has an informal Facebook page giving details about forthcoming lectures.


For all enquiries, please email us or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8492

Image © Emily Jones

Location details


Lecture Theatre 2, Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


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