Making Conversation: Tana West and Holly Corfield Carr

Artist Tana West discusses her installation, Through a Glass Darkly, commissioned for Jerwood Makers Open 2019, with writer and academic Holly Corfield Carr.

Making Conversation is a series of discussion events programmed for Jerwood Makers Open 2019 and developed in collaboration with the artists. This intimate series of conversations gives you a chance to meet the artists and guest speakers, providing an insight into the ideas and processes behind the works in the exhibition.

About the artist’s guest

Holly Corfield Carr is a writer based in Bristol. She researches contemporary sculpture and poetry at the University of Cambridge, where she completed her doctorate on site-specific writing practices in caves and quarries in 2018. Holly has held fellowships and residencies at the Henry Moore Institute, Spike Island, the Wordsworth Trust, the National Trust, Ceramic Review and the British Ceramics Biennial and she has performed her work on BBC Radio 4 and for BBC Radio 3 at the Proms. She received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2012 and won the Frieze Writer’s Prize in 2015. Holly is an alumna of the Jerwood/Arvon Mentoring Programme for the development of early-career writers 2014/15.

Jerwood Arts

16 August 2019

171 Union Street
London SE1 0LN