This day of talks by artists, curators, fabricators and educators explored the work that goes on behind the scenes to develop large scale and public sculpture for international exhibitions.
Throughout the day we considered the future aspirations for Yorkshire Sculpture International (the second of which is planned for 2023) and the production of sculpture in Yorkshire.
The morning session will focus on sculpture production.
Guest speakers were:
The afternoon session was dedicated to discussing access to sculpture facilities and sculpture education.
Guest speakers are:
Tickets cost £40. Concessionary tickets are available for unwaged and students at £15.
Lunch and refreshments are provided.
Tour of Yorkshire Sculpture International
Thursday 19 September
We offered a coach tour of Yorkshire Sculpture International venues and outdoor sculpture in Leeds and Wakefield, exclusively for delegates of the symposium.
The tour included: Leeds Art Gallery, The Henry Moore Institute, public sculptures by Damien Hirst and Huma Bhabha in Leeds and Wakefield, The Hepworth Wakefield and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Tickets for the coach tour can be booked at the same time as the symposium and are £12 each.
09:30 - 16:00
Lecture Theatre A
Leeds Beckett University
Concessions £15, General admission £40. Includes lunch and refreshments
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