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Talk, Wed 3 Jul 2019, free entry

Liliane Lijn in Conversation

Liliane Lijn in Conversation

Details

The University of Leeds has commissioned a public artwork _Converse Column [https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4028/striking_new_public_art_for_nexus]_ by internationally renowned British-American artist Liliane Lijn to mark the new south entrance to the University, adjacent to its new Nexus innovation hub [https://nexusleeds.co.uk/].

To celebrate the launch of the artwork, Lijn will discuss her work, influences and major new commission for the University of Leeds, with Leeds Art Gallery’s Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nigel Walsh. Lijn works with kinetic text and is a pioneer in the interaction of art, science, technology and language.

The work that she has created for the University is designed to represent communication and to inspire collaboration and innovation with real world impact. It is a nine metre-high revolving column of transforming words, to which staff and students have contributed ideas.

_This event is organised by University of Leeds and Yorkshire Sculpture International._

Cash PointCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Facilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 3 Jul 2019 18:00 to 20:00

Prices

Free entry

Please note that admission is by ticket.

Contact

Yorkshire Sculpture International

Address

Woodhouse Lane,
Leeds,
LS2 9JT

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 295347  Lat: 53.80775 Long: -1.55350

By Car:

Leeds University is found on the A660 road to Skipton and is clearly signposted from the A58 .

By Public Transport: The University is served by many buses including 1,95,96 and X84 which depart from Leeds bus station

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Leeds station

Facilities

  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality