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Linder, Untitled, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Stuart Shave/Modern Art. Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth.

Linder, Untitled, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Stuart Shave/Modern Art. Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth.

Events - Talks

Wednesday Walkthroughs

The House of Fame

24 Mar 2018 - 24 Jun 2018

Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, experts, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of expertise relating to the concepts of explored in our exhibition The House of Fame.
Wednesday Walkthroughs are 45min talks, every other Wednesday at 2pm or 6pm.
28 Mar, 2pm
Sam Thorne and Cédric Fauq, Nottingham Contemporary   
11 Apr, 6pm
Arianne Churchman and Chloe Langlois, Artists  
25 Apr, 2pm
Amanda Briggs-Goode, Nottingham Trent University Lace Archive 
9 May, 6pm
Mark Bradley, Sensory Studies Network, University of Nottingham 
23 May, 2pm
Sabina Stent, Researcher on Women Surrealists
6 Jun, 6pm
Esther Eidinow, University of Bristol
20 Jun, 2pm
Linder and Sash Giles, Chatsworth House 
Free, Drop in
Meet at Reception
And don't forget about the Spot Talks conducted by our Gallery Assistants! More>>
Speakers' bios:

Arianne Churchman and Chloe Langlois work across performance and film in search of the transformative and miraculous. Working as solo artists and as collaborators their works share trajectories in myth, folklore and in the invocation of visionary figures to create new ritual assemblages and cosmologies. Their talk on Linder's exhibition focused on ectoplasm, and the grubbiness of art when you switch the lights on.
Amanda Briggs-Goode is the leader for the Lace Archive at Nottingham Trent University, she has established a steering group which includes Clare Brown from the V & A and Johanna Hashagan from the Bowes Museum. This has enabled the archive's activities to focus on a national context and consider broader perspectives on how to interpret and manage the wider dissemination of the collection. She is also interested in practice and particularly printed textile design, digital design and the challenges of the relationship between image and form in 2D to 3D.
Mark Bradley's areas of expertise include history, society and culture of the Roman world. Primary sensory experiences of ancient Rome - the colours, sounds, smells and tastes experienced by Romans and how they approached cleanliness and hygiene.
Dr Bradley has made a number of appearances on television and radio. He appeared as an academic consultant for the making of the 1960s Doctor Who: The Romans, released on DVD in 2009. He was also lead consultant for a BBC4 series on religion in the city of Rome from paganism to Christianity, Rome: a History of the Eternal City, presented by Simon Sebag Montefiore and aired in December 2012. The episode Dr Bradley appeared in can be viewed on YouTube.
Most recently Dr Bradley was a consultant and talking head for a BBC 1 documentary titled Rome's Invisible City, presented by Alexander Armstrong and Michael Scott, which aired in 2015. He has appeared on Radio 4's Front Row and ABC's The Body Sphere talking about colour in the ancient world.
Sabina Stent is an independent scholar, writer, and guest lecturer who completed her PhD thesis ‘Women Surrealists: Sexuality, Fetish, Femininity and Female Surrealism’ at the University of Birmingham in 2012.  
She has lectured and presented recent conference papers on Leonor Fini, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Valentine Penrose, and has authored the chapter ‘Women Surrealists and Egyptian Mythology: Sphinxes, Animals, and Magic’ for the forthcoming publication Ancient Egypt in the Modern Imagination: Art, Literature and Culture (I.B Tauris, 2019). 
Sabina continues to work and develop various projects about women artists associated with the Surrealist movement.
Esther Eidinow is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Bristol. Her research focuses on ancient Greek culture, and she is especially interested in its religion, magic and myths. She has written about divination, curses and binding spells, and ancient ‘witch hunts’. Her books include: Oracles, Curses, and Risk among the Ancient Greeks (Oxford University Press: 2007); Fate, Luck and Fortune: Antiquity and its Legacy (I .B. Tauris: 2011); Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens(Oxford University Press: 2016).
Sash Giles is Curator of Decorative Arts at Chatsworth House where Linder has spent the last few months as the first artist-in-residence in Chatsworth’s 500-year history.