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Talk - Vikki Jessop

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Talk - Vikki Jessop

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Wed, 21 February 2018

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From 10:00am to 11:00am

On: Thursday, Apr 26th 2018
Cope Auditorium
  • From 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Loughborough, LE11 3TU
  • 01509222948
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Vikki will give a talk about ways in which different artworks can be installed in different places.

Vikki will give a talk about ways in which different artworks can be installed in different places. She will share examples of best practice including how to plan and prepare for such work. In this talk Vikki will share her own professional experience as well as examples from others. This session is designed for students but all are welcome.

Vikki Jessop currently works in the Department of Ancient Egypt & Sudan at the British Museum. After finishing her A-Levels, Vikki’s career in the arts began by volunteering in galleries and museums across Birmingham and Liverpool, she then undertook an apprenticeship at Ikon, Birmingham.

Following this she moved to London to work at Whitechapel Gallery with Rachel Whiteread on her permanent site-specific commission for the building.

Vikki then joined the V&A’s technical services team, whilst still working part Whitechapel Gallery as a Duty Manager and installation technician. Within a year of being at the V&A, Vikki was appointed Head Technician for the Disobedient Objects exhibition which opened in 2014. Alongside work at the V&A, Vikki has also freelanced for several galleries across the UK and also worked on mount- making for Banksy’s 2015 Dismaland project.

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