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Colour & Poetry: A Symposium VI, 21st - 22nd March 2024, is a cross- and inter-disciplinary two-day virtual event held by the Slade School of Fine Art, in celebration of International Colour Day, World Poetry Day and World Pigment Day. The symposium hosts a range of speakers representing the arts and humanities, science, and industry, drawing upon knowledge from within and outside of the UCL community.

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Colour & Poetry: A Symposium VI
Colour & Poetry: A Symposium VI, Lesley Sharpe, 2024, poster
Pastels, 2024

Created during workshop by Ian Rowlands

Bookmarks for Colour & Poetry publication
Bookmarks for Colour & Poetry publication, Jo Volley, 2024

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Colour And Poetry Pin design
Colour And Poetry Pin design, Lesley Sharpe, 2024

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Symposium Director: Jo Volley

This years confirmed speakers include:
Mataio Austin Dean / Miranda Lynn Barnes & Stephen Paul Wren / Sean Borodale / Jane Bustin / Mark Cann / Egidja Čiricaitė / Sara Choudhrey / Rose Davey / David Dobson / Duncan Greig / Lavinia Harrington / Brece Honeycutt / Andy Leak / Alexandra Loske / Sharon Morris / Stephanie Nebbia / Vanessa Otero / Andy Pankhurst / Chris Kirubi / Sarah Pettitt / Vaishali Prazmari / Rachel Reynolds & Jo Volley / Robert Rivers / Rose Shuckbrugh / Kimberly Selvaggi / Ruth Siddall / Henrietta Simson / Kirsty Sinclair Dootson/ Paul Smith / Jessie Stevenson / George Szirtes / Estelle Thompson/ Piers Veness /Edward Winters / Yannis Ziogas

Free, book via Eventbrite.

Online exhibition

The Nomenclature of Colours III, online 21-22 March 2024