Magic, falling structure: Interpreting the Middlesbrough Collection
3 December 2019, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, MIMA. This book reflects on four works from the Middlesbrough Collection, the public collection of modern and contemporary art and craft held at MIMA.
The pieces were selected and discussed by constituents from Cultural Conversations, a warm and inviting session that takes place in the collection gallery. This weekly gathering provides an opportunity for those learning English, many of whom are new to the area, to learn and practice English by exploring the collection. The interpretations follows close readings of the works and discussion led by researcher and curator Ashleigh Barice. Drawings by Katie Chappell, known as Katie Draws, share the tone of conversations between the group.
We are grateful to the team at MIMA and associate artists, facilitators and practitioners who bring our programmes into being. As ever, designer Joanna Deans is key to making this publication and I have had the pleasure of working with researcher and curator Ashleigh Barice as co-editor to make this series of books a reality.
Title: Magic, falling structure: Interpreting the Middlesbrough Collection
Contributors: Ashleigh Barice, Joan Seargeant, Alice Hornby and members of the Cultural Conversations
Editors: Ashleigh Barice & Elinor Morgan
Drawings: Katie Chappell
Publisher: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, MIMA, 2019
Design: Joanna Deans
Description: 23 pages, illust.