Bumped Body: Online Research Events

We are delighted to introduce a new online format for our rescheduled research events. You can now attend our series of lectures, symposia and discussions online. We invite you to watch recorded talks, submit your questions and then attend our live discussion.

Questions for our speakers can be submitted in three ways: you can email a question in advance to research@henry-moore.org, reach us on Twitter, or ask questions during the event by using the Chat function on Zoom.

Past events in this series:

Women Who Run with the Wolves

Live discussion on Wednesday 18 November, 6pm

This event brought together a diverse range of speakers to discuss the Henry Moore Institute's current exhibition, Paloma Varga Weisz: Bumped Body, in dialogue with Clarissa Pinkola Estés' renowned cult classic and revisionary feminist study, Women Who Run with the Wolves: Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman (1992).

Pre-recorded talks cover psychoanalysis, metamorphosis, embodied storytelling, fairy tales and gender. A live discussion with speakers Dr Catriona McAra, Rachel Goodyear and Hannah Buckley took place online on Wednesday 18 November, and will be available to watch online soon.

Find out more and watch online

 

Wild (Wo)men, Commodified Forests: Matter and Myth in German Sculpture

Live discussion on Wednesday 2 December, 6pm

Dr Ruth Ezra's talk looks at limewood sculpture produced north of the Alps half a millennium ago, journeying into the forested hinterlands of Nuremberg in search of trunks to carve, traditional materials and the stuff of myth.

A live discussion with Dr Ruth Ezra, with questions submitted by the audience, took place online on Wednesday 2 December, and will be available to watch online soon.

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Sculpture, History, Curve: Paloma Varga Weisz

Live discussion on Wednesday 16 December, 6pm

Explore the history of the aesthetic, cultural and religious use of limewood in sculpture, from medieval sculptors to Paloma Varga Weisz's use of the material in the present day.

A live discussion with Professor Patricia Allmer, with questions submitted by the audience, took place online on Wednesday 16 December, and will be available to watch online soon.

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Venue details


Venue address

Henry Moore Institute
The Headrow
Leeds
LS1 3AH
United Kingdom
T: 0113 246 7467

Opening times

In response to the government's current Covid-19 guidelines, the Henry Moore Institute is temporarily closed until further notice.