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Fine Art Live Lecture Series presents: Rhys Coren

Fine Art Lecture Series

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

Coren works across animation, writing, performance and painted marquetry; each media displaying an obvious pleasure in rhythm, form, colour and texture, space and negative space.

  • From: Thursday 19 October 2017, 5.15 pm
  • To: Thursday 19 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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Corens wall works contain cartoon-like clouds broken by grids of colour and texture, raking perspectives, drop shadows and the interplay of frenetic lines. He describes the direct link between his experience of music and the visual language of his practice, crediting the structure and strategies found in electronic dance music, jazz and disco as the genesis of the works.

Recent solo exhibitions include:

  • A solo presentation of work, Frieze Art Fair, New York, 2017
  • Whistle Bump Super Strut, Seventeen, London, March 2017
  • click, click, click-clap-click, galeriepcp, Paris, December 2016

He recently curated the group exhibition Cuts, Shapes, Breaks and Scrapes at Seventeen, London alongside Gabriel Hartley, and has also co-founded curatorial projects including Opening Times and

Rhys Coren (b. 1983, Plymouth, UK) completed a Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal Academy of Art in 2016, he now lives and works in London. He is currently represented by Seventeen gallery in London.

Please visit Coren website for full details about his 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

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Location details


Lecture Theatre 2, Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


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