John Stezaker in conversation with Michael Bracewell

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Friday 10 July 2015
6.30 — 7.30pm

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John Stezaker, Nest V, 2007.

Courtesy John Stezaker and The Approach.

Artist John Stezaker discusses with writer Michael Bracewell the relationship between the work of Joseph Cornell and his own artistic practice, in particular the disquieting juxtapositions of found photographic imagery.

John Stezaker (b.1949) is a leading artist in modern photographic collage and appropriation. Employing vintage photographs, old Hollywood film stills, postcards and other printed material, Stezaker creates seductive and fascinating small-format collages that bear qualities of Surrealism and found art. His manipulation of photographic images enables juxtapositions and sequencing of imagery that examines the processes of seeing, and the viewer, as much as the images themselves.

During this event, John Stezaker discusses his work in relation to artist Joseph Cornell, a prominent exponent of collage and assemblage, from his selection and manipulation of photographic images to collages and film. British writer, novelist and critic Michael Bracewell guides this discussion.

All tickets include a drink following the event.

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Friday 10 July 2015

6.30 — 7.30pm

Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts

£16 (includes exhibition entry). £12 (event only). Concessions available.

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