Against Nature

Talks Series
1st March 2008 - 27th March 2008
Henry Moore Institute Seminar Room, 6pm

Jacob Epstein, Torso in metal from 'The Rock Drill', 1913-14

Courtesy of Tate © The Estate of Jacob Epstein

Throughout March our main gallery exhibition, Against Nature: The hybrid forms of modern sculpture, will be accompanied by a series of talks further exploring the subject.

5 March: Adriana Sotropa (Sorbonne, Paris)
'Chimeras of the Earth, Air, Water: Dimitrie Paciurea’s Hybrid Sculpture in Inter-war Romania'

12 March: Natasha Ruiz-Gomez (University of Essex)
'Modern Machinations: Figurative Sculpture and the Machine Aesthetic in the Early Twentieth Century'

19 March: Donna Roberts (University of Essex)
'Unnatural Histories, Surrealist Morphologies and Their Legacies'

26 March: Jessica Ullrich (University of Arts, Berlin)
'Post Naturam: The Hybrid Taxidermic Animal in Contemporary Sculpture'

Audio recordings of Adriana Sotropa, Natasha Ruiz-Gomez and Jessica Ullrich's talks are available in the Henry Moore Institute Research Library.