Visiting speaker programme - Emily Speed

As part of our undergraduate visiting speaker programme Emily Speed will be delivering a talk on her which is concerned with the relationship between body and architecture.

Emily Speed is an artist based in the North West and  works in sculpture, installation and performance. During 2018 she exhibited in The Happenstance as part of the Scotland + Venice event for La Biennale di Venezia as well as making a fountain for Knole House (National Trust) and a new dance work, with Jack Webb, for Look Again Festival, Aberdeen. In 2014/15, Speed was resident at the British School at Rome as the Derek Hill Foundation Scholar (drawing). Recent exhibitions include Museum of Royal Worcester; Exeter Phoenix; TRUCK, Calgary; Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Texas; Plymouth Art Centre; g39, Cardiff; Oredaria Gallery, Rome; Laumeier Sculpture Park, St Louis, USA; Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland. Speed’s work is held in the Arts Council Collection, Tate Artists’ Books Collection and her artists’ books are held in numerous libraries in the US including Yale, Library of Congress and MIT.

Find out more about Emily on her website.