Stephen Sutcliffe in the Herbert Read Archive, 27 June 2018

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Through video and conversation, artist Stephen Sutcliffe presents some of his ongoing research into the Herbert Read Archive at the University of Leeds.

Sutcliffe makes videos, installations and wall-based works that grapple with the representation of culture, identity and class in Britain over the last century – particularly in literature, theatre, film and broadcast media.

Born into a farming family in North Yorkshire, Sir Herbert Read was an English art historian, poet, literary critic and philosopher, known for setting new standards in British art criticism. Read co-founded the ICA in London and was a member of the Advisory Committee for The Gregory Fellowships in the Creative Arts at Leeds University in the 1950s.

Workshop Theatre
Cavendish Road
University of Leeds

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Presented by Pavilion in collaboration with Leeds University Library Galleries.

Image: Herbert Read Archive, Special Collections at University of Leeds.