Brian Catling [ Keynote ]
Mark von Schlegell [ Keynote ]
Organised by Chris Bloor, Peter Lewis, Simon Morris and Robert Shail
A Leeds Beckett University event in association with Leeds Art Gallery & British Art Show 8.
Leeds Beckett University is proud to host the ART-SCIENCE-FICTION symposium, in association with Leeds Art Gallery and British Art Show 8. Our first keynote guest speaker is Brian Catling, born in London, 1948. Catling is an English sculptor, poet, novelist, film maker and performance artist. He was educated at North East London Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. He now holds the post of Professor of Fine Art at The Ruskin School for Drawing. In 2012 he brought out his first Science Fiction novel, The Vorrh to widespread critical acclaim. His narrative included the surrealist Raymond Roussel and the photographer Edward Muybridge. Our second keynote [...]