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Boat trip and Q&A with Nick Wray & Maria Theresa Alves

Date 14.09.15

Time 6.30 - 8.00pm

Location Garden (via Boat from Arnolfini)

Synopsis

Boat trip and Q&A with Nick Wray & Maria Theresa Alves

Details

Join this special event with a rare boat trip and talk by Brazilian artist and co-founder of Brazil’s Green Party, Maria Thereza Alves. Alves is the creator of The Floating Ballast Seed Garden and will be in conversation with Nick Wray, Plant Curator of University of Bristol Botanic Garden. The talk will feature an in-depth look at the design, planting style and evolution of the Ballast Seed Garden.

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£7 / £5 Concessions. To book tickets call Arnolfni box office on: +44 (0)117 9172300 / 01 or email:: boxoffice@arnolfini.org.uk / www.arnolfini.org.uk

Boat tour leaves from Arnolfini. Booking is required via Arnolfini box office.


Steven Claydon’s work brings together objects recalling historical artefacts, cultural ephemera and geological samples, skillfully mixing different cultures and periods of history. Merging reality with fiction, and appearing at once meaningful and useless, Claydon’s works oscillate between an idea of truth and fantasy, seeming to offer a fragmented image of a future civilisation’s past. He will talk about his practice and new commission in Bristol.