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Department Celebrates German Expressionist Centenary

10 November 2011

The Blue Rider Centenary Symposium co-organised by Dr Dorothy Rowe takes place at Tate Modern, London on: Friday 25 November 2011, 10.30–17.30 Saturday 26 November 2011, 10.30–17.00

The Blue Rider Centenary Symposium co-organised by Dr Dorothy Rowe takes
place at Tate Modern, London on:

Friday 25 November 2011, 10.30–17.30
Saturday 26 November 2011, 10.30–17.00

This symposium celebrates the centenary of the first exhibition of The Blue Rider at Galerie Thannhauser in Munich in December 1911. The Blue Rider was a global project including references as diverse as Japanese art, Russian folk art, children's drawings, Bavarian glass painting and artworks by contemporary European artists, musicians and writers. The two-day event will establish the divergent as well as related patterns of intention, outcome and influence presented under the name Der Blaue Reiter and explore its ongoing legacies and relevance today. Keynote presentations by Annegret Hoberg and Peter Vergo. Keynote performance by Stelarc. A performance of Kandinsky's Der Gelbe Klang (Yellow Sound) will take place on Saturday evening.

£30 (£20 concessions), booking required;
For tickets book online
or call 020 7887 8888.

A limited number of student bursaries are available on a first come, first
served basis. Please contact Dr Rowe (d.rowe@bristol.ac.uk) for details.

The symposium is being conducted In collaboration with University of Wales
Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), with support from the British Academy and the Bristol Gallery
Tate Modern Starr Auditorium.

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