Schwitters in Norway: film and talk


Event Details

Kurt Schwitters, creator of Merz, was exiled to Norway. Inspired by magnificent scenery his creative output was boundless. In 1939, forced to flee once more, he settled in Ambleside.

 


This film details Schwitters importance as an avant garde artist in the 1920’s and follows him as he escapes Nazi Germany to live in isolation on a small island in Norway. Inspired by the magnificent scenery and plentiful supplies of driftwood, his creative output was boundless. In 1939 Germany invaded Norway and Schwitters was forced to flee once more, finally settling in Ambleside.

Introduction and Q&A by the film maker Siri-Susanna Taylor.

7-8.30pm
£5 in advance, £8 on the night

Licenced bar from 6.30pm.

Proceeds to Artspace Charity

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