Curator’s Talk – Frances Guy on Luke Fowler

The Hepworth Wakefield 2009, courtesy: The Hepworth Wakefield

4 August 2012



The Hepworth Wakefield
Gallery Walk, Wakefield
West Yorkshire, WF1 5AW

The Hepworth Wakefield and Wolverhampton Art Gallery, in association with Film and Video Umbrella, were winners of the 2010 Contemporary Art Society Annual Museums Award for their proposal with artist Luke Fowler. The starting point for Fowler’s research and new film work are the writings and rarely-seen archive materials from the radical socialists Edward Palmer Thompson, Raymond Williams and Richard Hoggart.

Join Frances Guy (Head of Collections and Exhibitions, The Hepworth Wakefield) and Lucy Byatt (Head of National Programme, Contemporary Art Society) for a talk about Fowler’s new film and the Annual Museums Award.

This event is part of a series of events programmed by the Contemporary Art Society in the North East. Membership costs £50 per year / £25 for students.

If you are not yet a member and would like to join, or to receive further information about the organisation and its activities, please contact Rebecca Morrill at or call 07815 830 182.


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