This Thing We Call Art

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    Images of Kelly Lloyd: Credit – Cat Garcia 

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Past Event

This event was on Thu 24 Feb, 7pm

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Panel Discussion

Since 2017, artist and researcher Kelly Lloyd has interviewed people in the arts about their livelihoods, documenting diverse stories of artists as workers. Join her discussion with the artist and writer Morgan Quaintance and critic Zarina Muhammad, part of writing duo The White Pube, on the issues and inequalities surrounding artistic labour. 

About Kelly Lloyd

Kelly Lloyd is a trans-disciplinary artist who focuses on issues of representation and knowledge production, and prioritises public-facing collaborative research. Lloyd received a dual M.F.A. in Painting and M.A. in Visual & Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015, and earned a B.A. from Oberlin College in 2008. Lloyd has recently held solo exhibitions at the Royal Academy Schools (London), Crybaby (Berlin), Bill’s Auto (Chicago), Demo Room (Aarhus), and Dirty House (London) for which she won the Art Licks Workweek Prize.  

Lloyd was the Starr Fellow at the Royal Academy Schools during the 2018/19 school year, and is currently a PhD in Fine Art candidate at The University of Oxford’s Ruskin School of Art with support from an All Souls-AHRC Graduate Scholarship and an Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Programme Studentship. 

About Morgan Quaintance

Morgan Quaintance is a London-based artist and writer. His moving image work has been shown and exhibited widely at festivals and institutions including: MOMA, New York; Mcevoy Foundaton for the Arts, San Francisco; Konsthall C, Sweden; David Dale, Glasgow; European Media Art Festival, Germany; Alchemy Film and Arts Festival, Scotland;  Images Festival, Toronto; International Film Festival Rotterdam; and Third Horizon Film Festival, Miami. 

About The White Pube

The White Pube is the collaborative identity of Gabrielle de la Puente and Zarina Muhammad under which they publish reviews and essays about art, video games and food. You can find them at or on twitter and instagram at @thewhitepube.