As part of the exhibition Strange Attractor have collaborated with Tessa and Viktor Wynd to put together a one day symposium on faery lore and Tessa’s artwork.
Tickets are £25, though early bird tickets, and those bought from the gallery are only £15. You can book tickets here.
The line up for the event is as follows:
Good Neighbours: Faeries, Folklore and the Art of Tessa Farmer
Saturday 1 October 2011, 11am til 7pm
Viktor Wynd Fine Art, 11 Mare St, London E8
A day of presentations, readings, films and discussion:
- Tessa Farmer introduces her work
- Gwilym Games (The Friends of Arthur Machen) looks at faeries in the work of Arthur Machen, great-grandfather of Tessa Farmer
- Jeremy Harte (The Folklore Society, author of Explore Fairy Traditions) considers faeries and otherness
- Petra Lange Berdt (author of Animal Art) on insects and art
- Carol Mavor (author of Reading Boyishly) reads a dark faery tale
- Catriona Mcara (editor of Anti-Tales: The Uses of Disenchantment) examines the films of Tessa Farmer
- Diane Perkiss (author of At The Bottom of the Garden) surveys the changing face of the little people
- Viktor Wynd (The Last Tuesday Society) reads classic short faery tales
Tickets are £25, though early bird tickets, and those bought from the gallery are only £15. You can book tickets here