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School Research Lecture Marianna Simnett - 24 March
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The School of Art and Design is honoured to host Marianna Simnett to lead the third School Research Lecture of 2021 as part of the Creative Innovation Across Disciplines guest speaker series.

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Marianna Simnett will discuss her new and major works and offer insights into how she has kept her practice and studio afloat during the past year. She will present recent projects Confessions of a Crow (2021), Covering (2020), Tito's Dog (2020), Pillow (2020) and The Bird Game (2019) showing behind the scenes content and revealing sources of inspiration. Simnett will also talk about studio ethos, rituals and beasts.


Marianna Simnett lives and works in Berlin. Her interdisciplinary practice includes video, installation, performance, sculpture and drawing. Simnett uses vivid and visceral means to explore the body as a site of transformation. Working with animals, children, organs, and often performing herself, Simnett imagines radical new worlds filled with untamed thoughts, strange tales and desires. Simnett has shown in major museums internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include those at City Gallery Wellington (2021), Kunsthalle Zürich (2019), Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem (2019), Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2019), the New Museum, New York (2018) and Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2018). She is a joint winner of the Paul Hamlyn Award 2020, won the Jerwood / FVU Award in 2015 and was shortlisted for the Jarman Award in 2017.

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The image is courtesy of Marianna Simnett.



12:30 – 13:15 Presentation

13:15 – 13:45 Discussion

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This lecture will take place via Microsoft Teams and will be hosted by Duncan Higgins.

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Attendance at this event is free and online registration is not requiredFor any queries, please contact Dr Iryna Kuksa.

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