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Kurt Jackson : Launceston Revisited -

<B>Kurt Jackson : Launceston Revisited </B>

Date: Friday 7th June 2019
Time: 18:00

Kurt Jackson : Launceston Revisited

Join leading contemporary artist, Kurt Jackson, for a talk about his recent stay at Cyprus Well, his art, poetry and Charles Causley.

Kurt works and lives in West Cornwall but has had a long relationship with North Cornwall since childhood.

Much of his work (writing, painting and sculpture) results from his engagement with nature and the environment here in Cornwall.

He has recently had a fourth book published – A Botanical Landscape – collating his writings and visual art about the plant kingdom.

Over the pasty thirty years, Jackson has had numerous art publications released to accompany his exhibitions.

Three monographs on Jackson have been published by Lund Humphries depicting his career so far: A new Genre of Landscape Painting (2010), Sketchbooks (2012) and A Kurt Jackson Bestiary (2015).

A Sansom & Company book based on his touring exhibition Place was released in 2014.

A collection of his poetry And was produced in 2011.

Jackson regularly contributes to radio and television and presents environmentally informed art documentaries for the BBC.

He was the subject for an award-winning BBC documentary, A Picture of Britain.

He has been Artist in Residence on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, at the Eden Project and at Glastonbury Festival since 1999.

He has an Honorary Doctorate (DLitt) from Exeter University and is an Honorary Fellow of St Peter’s College, Oxford University as well as an academician at the Royal West of England Academy.

He is an ambassador for Survival International and frequently works with Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, WaterAid, Oxfam and Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

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