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Conversation Event: Speaking Volumes #4: Tessa Lynch in conversation with Jenny Richards & Rhona Warwick

24th April, 2016, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Pencil drawing of woman's face with scarf.

Pencil drawing of woman's face with scarf.The fourth, and last, Speaking Volumes event will focus on the importance of writing in the art discipline. Artist Tessa Lynch (GI Director’s programme) will open up her artistic practice through a shared conversation with writer and curator Jenny Richards and writer Rhona Warwick Paterson.

Speaking Volumes is a collaborative project by Glasgow Women’s Library and My Bookcase for the world-renowned biennial festival of contemporary art Glasgow International of Festival of Visual Arts (GI). For the 2016 edition of GI (8th to 25th April), My Bookcase and Glasgow Women’s Library have teamed up to create a space where reflection on the influential role of women in art is activated through the object of the book.

Speaking Volumes #4: Tessa Lynch in conversation with Jenny Richards & Rhona Warwick, Sunday 24th April, 2pm to 3.30pm

Tessa Lynch is a visual artist based in Glasgow. Her piece ‘Painter’s Table’ for Glasgow International is a site-specific installation and performance presented at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). This piece, centered on the female body moving through landscape, is highly influenced by female writing. Of special importance have been the work of Jenny Richards and Rhona Warwick Paterson.

Through this conversation, Tessa Lynch, Jenny Richards and Rhona Warwick will create a space within Speaking Volumes reading room where to reflect on their collaborative work and words for Painter’s Table.

Speaking Volumes continues 8th to 25th of April with more associated conversation events.

Exhibition, 8th to 25th April, Daily from 10am to 5pm

Exhibition Launch, 7th April, 6pm to 7.30pm

Conversation Events Series:
Thurs 14 April, 6pm to 7.30pm
Sun 17 April, 2pm to 3.30pm
Thurs 21 April, 6pm to 7.30pm


This event is open to all and is free to attend. Please book below (you will be taken through the shopping cart but no charge will be made) or you can call us on 0141 550 2267. If you have booked a place and are no longer able to attend please let us know so that we can make your place available to someone else.

Speaking Volumes is part of Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2016 and is supported by GI and Dinesen.

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24th April, 2016
2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267
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Glasgow Women’s Library
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0141 550 2267