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The Art of Appropriation & Kurt Schwitters in England - Exhibition

exhibition announcement
venue: Binks Building, University of Chester
dates: 10th – 20th July 2009
curated by: Dr Cian Quayle Programme Leader, BA Photography, Faculty of Arts & Media, University of Chester

CFPR senior research fellow Paul Thirkell recently took part in the 'Art of Appropriation' Exhibition at the University of Chester. His contributions included his Botany and Alchemy print series, ‘Tree of Life 1, 2 & 3’ (pictured above).

The exhibition was held alongside the conference 'Kurt Schwitters in England - Authenticity, Reproduction, Simulation', and featured work by: John Stezaker, Michael Sandle, Dinu Li, Leo Fitzmaurice, Steve Carrick, Anu Turunen, Wiebke Leister, Isabella Pitisci, Jeremy Turner, Lee Triming, John Renshaw, Tim Daly, Maru Ituarte, Michael Laird & Carina Gosselé, Mike Pumford, Cian Quayle, Dave Penny, Paul Thirkell.

For further information about the conference and accompanying exhibition see the Conference Website at http://www.merzbarn.net/conference-july2009/



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