Jessica Potter: Ground

Photo: Nigel Green

Artist and writer Jessica Potter will consider the space of language and how it can bring people together within the ground of the image. Drawing on the descriptive writings of Francis Ponge and John Clare the talk will reflect on encounters with natural forms in Becky Beasley’s work in order to consider our relation to nature and to each other. Beasley will join Jessica for a Q&A at the end.

Jessica Potter is an artist who lives and works in Kent. She gained her BA at Goldsmiths College London and MA at Camberwell College of Art. She has recently completed a PhD by practice at the Royal College of Art. Her research focuses on the relationship between words and photographs with a particular interest in processes of description. Recent projects include published writing in Gnommero, edited by Sarah Tripp, 2HB, and Material Press. She has also presented her research at Five Years Gallery,  Spike Island, The Royal College of Art, ICA and Leeds City Art Gallery.

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