26/07/2018 — 26/07/2018


When We Talk ABout Work

‘Staging and Film Sets’
Thursday 26th July 4-6pm

Brunswick Room, Central Library, Blackpool. 
Booking required via Grundy Art Gallery Tel. 01253 478170 

The fifth event in the What We Talk About ... series of public discussions will explore artist's practices that work with film and installation, considering in particular how the sited staging of film works can facilitate nuanced encounters that both extend and inform a viewer's experience.


Speakers include filmmaker Chris Paul Daniels, Stockholm based academic and researcher Annika Wik and curators Poppy Bowers (Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester), Paulette Terry Brien (Grundy Art Gallery) and Will Rose (Pavilion, Leeds).


For the duration of the event the talks will be broadcast live on the homepage of

thisistomorrow. Following the discussions the broadcasts will be archived on thisistomorrow and the project website. 

What We Talk About When We Talk About Work is a programme of public discussions bringing together curators and artists working across the north of the UK with creative practitioners from different European cities. For further details on the participating speakers and future discussions please visit the project website.


What We Talk About When We Talk About Work has been developed by Laura Mansfield in collaboration with this is tomorrow, Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West, Yorkshire & Humberside Visual Arts Network, North East Contemporary Visual Arts Network and the participating venues of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, NGCA Sunderland, Bluecoat, Grundy Art Gallery, The Tetley and The Whitworth.


Supported using public funding by Arts Council England