Wednesday 9 February 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In Conversation with Jacqui McIntosh and Gilly Fox
Gilly McIntosh, Assistant Curator, Hayward Gallery Touring at Southbank Centre will be joined in conversation with Jacqui McIntosh, writer, Curator & Exhibitions Manager at Drawing Room, to discuss the current Glynn Vivian Exhibition, Not Without My Ghosts – Artist As Medium.
The Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition, in partnership with Drawing Room, features around 50 exhibits spanning from paintings, works on paper, installation, video and animation, ranging from the late 19th century to the present day, and looks at how artists’ have engaged with séances, channelling, automatic writing and other paranormal investigations.
They will be talking about the inception and development of the exhibition and collaboration between Drawing Room, Hayward Gallery Touring, key pieces and artists within the exhibition.
The exhibition is on display until Sunday 13 March 2022.
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Image: Ann Churchill, Blue Oval Drawing, 1975. Courtesy the artist. Image credit: David Bebber
Jacqui McIntosh is a writer and curator based in London.
She is Exhibitions Manager at Drawing Room where she contributes to the understanding of the medium of drawing through research, curation of exhibitions, writing, exhibitions management and programming of events. Since 2012 she has managed the delivery of over 35 exhibitions at Drawing Room and has expertise in the care and display of historical and contemporary drawing in its widest interpretation.
She has curated independently and in her current role, including Drawn Out (2021), Modern Nature (2019), From the Inside Out (2018) at Drawing Room; Figure It Out, Tannery Projects (2017) and See Think Different, a 3-year collaborative project between Drawing Room and global media company UBM (2012 – 2015).
Jacqui has a particular interest in artists whose spiritual development has evolved in tandem with their artistic output. Current research areas include mediumistic and automatic drawing practices and the influence of occult theories in both historical and contemporary art.
She has written extensively since 2003 and is a member of AICA.
Gillian Fox is a curator based in London, UK.
Trained in Fine Art practice and History of Artists Film, she has been Assistant Curator at Hayward Gallery Touring since 2013.
Prior to this, she curated an international series of live-art and time-based media events staged in alternative venues in London, New York and Lisbon, was Exhibition Organiser for Aperture Foundation’s international touring programme and in 2016-17 was visual art programmer for ‘Nordic Matters’.
In 2017 she curated the Pavilion of Humanity, a collateral event of the Venice Biennale. She lectures on fine art, curating and photography courses across the UK. In 2016 Gillian was selected for the Clore Leadership programme and launched her independent art consultancy, advising clients on commissioning artists and work for built environment.
In 2020 she curated the first solo show of Norwegian artist Vanessa Baird in the UK, opening at Glasgow Women’s Library and Drawing Room, London.