Join in with an online discussion.
Wednesday 8 April 2020, 12.30pm–1pm
We can’t be in the gallery at the moment, but we are going to try a live discussion online.
What is Art Bites?
Art bites is a session that usually runs every Wednesday lunchtime live in the gallery. A team of staff and volunteers lead a discussion focussing on two art works on display.
It is basically a chat about art sharing opinions and ideas. We discuss what we see, what we think about it, what it makes us think of, how it inspires us or repells us, what we find curious about it, how our own life experiences connect with it. It’s based on the idea that we all have something to say about a visual image based on our experiences.
You don’t need to have an art history degree to understand art works, and the experience of a shared discussion can give us new perspectives.
We focus on two art works that might have a similar theme but may have been created in very different ways.
The facilitator will ask a series of questions to get the conversation going and then we see where it takes us!
Art bites online
We will be using the platform Zoom to bring people together. https://zoom.us/
You can access zoom through a laptop, tablet or smart phone, just something that has a camera and mic. You don’t need to create an account to access the session.
Want to join in?
If you would like to join in with this Art Bites discussion session please email Meg Parnell firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be emailed a link just before the start of the session.
We will be limiting numbers to 20 people for this first session while we try it out.
Art works we will be discussing on Wednesday 8 April
Before the session have a good look at these two art works, think about what you can see in each painting, what they make you think of, what you feel when looking at them.
As we are all stuck at home we are going to look at a couple of paintings that feature table tops. We will start with Isabel Coderington’s painting, Evening and if there is time move onto Gwen John’s Interior.