To Make a Tree: Gustav Metzger: My Life in Wood

Thursday 25 October, 2012 - 9pm

Booking essential.

Please call the Information Desk on 020 7522 7888 to check ticket availability and to book.

A new series of artist-led talks addressing the expanded significance of the tree in contemporary art – from conceptual proposition to poetic metaphor or political statement. 

London-based artist Gustav Metzger talks about his life in wood - from his work as a cabinet maker and gardener to recent art projects including Flailing Trees (2009–2010), his work which upended 21 willows, exposing their roots to the sky as a comment on environmental change. Followed by conversation with writer and curator Clive Phillpot.

Concessions and members are kindly asked to show proof or ID when collecting tickets on the night.

Don't miss the latest Talks & Discussions

Recommend to a friend