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12/48 Portraits

23 May 2018

Free entry, drop-in

A series of 12 Thursday’s from 4-5pm during the exhibition. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for profiles of each speaker week by week as they are unveiled.

12/48 Portraits is a series of talks by female academics which will relate to Gerhard Richter’s work, 48 Portraits, taking place on Thursday afternoons in the Barker-Mill Gallery.

Richter’s work depicts 48 portraits of influential figures of the time. Deliberately seeking a palpable sense of uniformity in the portraits, Richter only chose father figures as his subjects for this piece. To counter the 48 men depicted, 12 female academics and influential figures in Southampton have been invited to interpret Richter’s work and discuss the hidden histories of women.

31 May
Dame Judith Macgregor, DCMG LVO British Diplomat and part of University of Southampton's governance council
Event information HERE

7 June
Louise Goux-Wirth
, Equality and Diversity Officer, University of Southampton
14 June
Dr Priti Mishra, Lecturer in History, University of Southampton
21 June
Jennifer Anyan, Artist and Principal Lecturer in Creative Direction for Fashion & Beauty, Southampton Solent University
28 June
Professor Rachel Mills, Dean of Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Southampton
5 July
Dr Sarah Hayden, Lecturer in 20th and 21st Century American Literature and Culture, University of Southampton
12 July
Nazneen Ahmed, Research, Associate at UCL and SO:Write Writer in Residence at Southampton Libraries
19 July
Councillor Satvir KaurLabour Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure, Shirley Ward, Southampton
26 July
Pearl John, Public Engagement Leader for the department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton
2 August
Louise Coysh, Associate Director for Arts and Culture, University of Southampton

9 August
Dr Ronda Gowland-Pryde, Former Head of Education, John Hansard Gallery
16 August
Dr Fiona Woollard, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Southampton

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