Untitled, From looking for love, 1989 © Tom Wood
Wed 15 Nov 2017

Curating North

Wed 15 Nov 2017
19.00 - 20.30
£8.00 - £15.00

Standard £10.00 (£15.00 with exhibition entry)

Concession £8.00 (£12.00 with exhibition entry)

South Wing

An evening of discussion on the truths, the myths and the spaces in between northern identity as we know it.

Join co-curators Lou Stoppard and Adam Murray as they share the inner workings of their investigations, artist relations and considered complications in showcasing ‘The North’.

A conversation introduced by Somerset House and chaired by Sarah Fisher, Executive Director of Open Eye, the Liverpool based Gallery who originally exhibited the show. The evening is set to explore both the initial development of the exhibition and the integration of new works in its transition from Liverpool to London.


Lou Stoppard is a writer, independent curator and SHOWstudio’s Editor-at-large. She is a Contributing Editor at GQ and writes regularly for titles including Vogue ELLE and The Financial Times.

Adam Murray is an academic, photographer and curator whose practice and research is rooted in photography and the fashion image. He is co-founder of photography collective Preston is my Paris and lecturer at Central Saint Martins and Manchester School of Art.

Sarah Fisher has over 25 years experience in the arts. Currently Executive Director of Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool and a freelance consultant specialising in organisational development and arts partnerships with universities, she is also on the board of Axisweb, Leeds.

Header image: Untitled, From looking for love, 1989 © Tom Wood.

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North: Fashioning Identity
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