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Constructed Geographies: Cities & Stories Artist Talk

14 February
5:00 pm
6:00 pm

Artist talk by Judith Ricketts & Amy Zamarippa Solis.

Judith & Amy will talk about their interest in cities as a physical container for memory and as immaterial locations of data – Austin, NYC, Brighton & beyond – the stories and data they find & use to make their work.

The short talk will be followed by a group discussion with attendees on a range of subjects including:

  • gentrification
  • changes in Brighton & other cities
  • cities and archival or live data and its relationship to people of colour

Drinks by donation, tickets £5 (£3 conc) available in advance via Eventbrite or on the door.

About the artists:

Judith Ricketts

Judith Ricketts is an artist and researcher, making immersive interactive works from the immaterial nature of data, the body, and the city. I view the city as a series of patterns and interdependencies, arranged between the spaces of data, spatial appearances, and the biometric aesthetics of the body.

Amy Zamarripa Solis

Amy Zamarripa Solis is a producer, writer and artist. She was born in Austin, Texas. Her latest projects include No Place Like Home, an exploration into childhood home and its loss, starting with her own Mexican-American community in Austin Texas. It has been supported by Artist International Development Fund (Arts Council England and British Council) in 2015 and Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts. Her writing has been published in several anthologies and she has produced several independent films.

 

Venue

ONCA Gallery
14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
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Organizer

O N C A
Website:
https://www.onca.org.uk

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Accessibility

Please contact info@onca.org.uk or 01273 607101 if you have specific access needs, please note the gallery is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up five stairs. We have hearing assistive technology and our staff have Basic BSL & Deaf Awareness training. For more information about access and facilities at ONCA please click here.