Bummock: The Lace Archive Symposium explored and expanded upon issues arising from the research project and residency within the Lace Archive by three artists Andrew Bracey, Danica Maier and Lucy Renton. It focused on an overview of the Lace Archive held at Nottingham Trent University, it’s history and content; a history of contemporary artists working with Nottingham lace; artists working in and accessing archives and collections; hidden stories of collections, through two cases studies and an artist round table discussion of working with the Lace Archive. At the end of the symposium the delegates will have an opportunity for a special preview of the exhibition with informal discussion with the artists involved and food and drink.
Speakers include: Pennina Barnett, Andrew Bracey, Dr. Amanda Briggs-Goode, Deborah Dean, Danica Maier, Lucy Renton, Dr. Sian Vaughan
12:00 - Registration
12:30 - Welcome and Introduction: Andrew Bracey and Danica Maier
1:00 - Missing Persons - snap shots of an archive – Dr Amanda Briggs-Goode
1:10 - Artists working in/with Archives – Dr Sian Vaughan
1:35 - Unravelling the Collection: Artists Working with Nottingham City Museums and Galleries’ Lace Collections - Deborah Dean
2:00 - Q&A: For first session – Chaired by Andrew Bracey
2:30 - Break (tea/coffee)
3:00 - Cloth Memories - Pennina Barnett (with Q&A)
3:45 – Artist’s round table discussion: Danica Maier, Andrew Brace
y, Lucy Renton - Chaired by Dr. Sian Vaughan
4:30 – Plenary
5:00 – Special pre-viewing of exhibition with the artists and live sound performances of Score & Mechanical Asynchronicity 1.
6:00 - 9:00 - Public Opening