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Academic contributes to exhibition considering future of the ash tree

 

01 Feburary 2018

Dr Magz Hall, Senior Lecturer in the School of Media, Art and Design, is collaborating with a range of local and national artists, designers and makers, to create an assembly of works around the uncertain future of the ash tree.

The sound and radio artist believes that her personal experience of the tree means it may not completely disappear. Find out more on Magz’s blog.

Ash dieback, also known as Hymenoscphus fraxineus fungus, is a serious disease that is killing ash trees across Europe. 

The Ash Archive, at the University of Kent’s Studio 3 Gallery in Canterbury, showcases a collection of objects, artworks, poems and drawings which considers the human relationship with the ash tree and woodlands. The exhibition, which is being held in the Jarman Building, will run until Saturday, 14 April.

Magz also has a radio installation called Dream Space 2 in the Art for the Environment exhibition at Nunnery Gallery London, Bow Arts, which is open until 18 March. 

Notes to Editor

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern university with 17,000 students across Kent and Medway. Its courses span a wide range of academic and professional subject areas.

  • Over 94% of our UK undergraduates were in employment or further studies six months after completing their studies*.
  • We are one of the South East’s largest providers of education, training and skills leading to public service careers.

*2015/16 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey

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Last edited: 13/02/2018 12:31:00