Stephen Cripps in Context

In collaboration with Museum Tinguely
Institute Study Day
21st May 2016
Henry Moore Institute Seminar Room, 10.30am

© The family of Stephen Cripps/Leeds Museums and Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)

An afternoon dedicated to the work of pyrotechnic sculptor Stephen Cripps produced in partnership with Museum Tinguely.


Registration (Reception)


Session One (Seminar Room)

Welcome: Lisa Le Feuvre (Head of Sculpture Studies, Henry Moore Institute)

Introduction: Sandra Beate Reimann (Assistant Curator, Museum Tinguely)

David Toop (University of the Arts London) on Cripps as a sound artist


Lunch (Reception)


Dominic Johnson (Queen Mary University of London) on Cripps' work in the context of British performance art

Rob La Frenais (independent) on the experience and critical reception of Cripps' performances


Tea/coffee (Reception)


Session Two (Boardroom)

Jeni Walwin on Cripps' drawings (read by Sandra Beate Reimann)

Opportunity to view a selection of work from Stephen Cripps' archive in company of Claire Mayoh (Archivist, Henry Moore Institute)

The Henry Moore Institute Archive holds a large collection of Cripps' drawings and sketches, which formed the basis of the 2013 exhibition Stephen Cripps: Pyrotechnic Sculptor.

The following day the Henry Moore Institute has programmed a special film screening of the work of Jean Tinguely, Stephen Cripps and John Latham.

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