An informative and practical guide to art writing. Led by Colin Perry as part of the Art Writers Programme. 23 Feb, 2 March, 9 March, 16 March, 6.00 to 8.00 pm.
This short course is intended for arts professionals, students and enthusiasts. Each session takes you through the basics of writing about art today. Areas covered include general skills for structuring arguments and problems of word use. Specific advice will be given for written formats including exhibition reviews, profiles, essays and press releases. Led by art critic and editor Colin Perry, the course is a nuts-and-bolts guide for the inquisitive or perplexed.
Colin Perry is an art writer, editor and lecturer. He has written for a range of magazines including Art Monthly, ArtAgenda, Art Review and Frieze, and has edited books including Biennials and Beyond (2013, Phaidon Press) and Common Ground: Land Art in Britain (2013, Hayward Publishing). Colin has a PhD from Central Saint Martins, and is the reviews editor of the Moving Image Review and Art Journal. He teaches at Westminster University and Central Saint Martins, London.
The Art Writing Programme in Bristol is organised by The Art Writers Group in collaboration with Arnolfini and Spike Island and funded by Arts Council in England.