Skip to content

English Research Seminar

Sam Buchan-Watts, NTU  presents: Try To Be Better

Seminars

Sam Buchan-Watts, Research Assistant in Literature and Telephony, NTU presents: Try To Be Better

Past event

Event details

This paper discusses the artistic dialogue between works by artist Ben Nicholson and poet W.S. Graham, in which abstract formalism creates a release into a new self-consciousness or imaginative world. Such a kinship at a deep formal level implies a relational equivalence between visual and verbal mediums which exceeds the merely figurative, analogical or ekphrastic. This will lead to a presentation of selected works from Try To Be Better (Prototype, 2019), a creative-critical engagement with Graham’s compositional practice.

MAE 101: 1pm

All staff and students welcome

Location details

Address:

Mary Ann Evans 101
NTU Clifton Campus
Clifton Lane
Nottingham
NG11 8NS

Past event

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418