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LIZA DRACUP: Landmarks

17 September to 8 January 2017

New work by Yorkshire photographer Liza Dracup (www.lizadracup.co.uk/) inspired by the visualisation of the landscape of northern England found in the work of early photographers in the Mercer's photography collection.

The photographic print is of particular significance for Dracup as she explores the way in which the material qualities of the print hold onto its history.


24 September to 15 January 2017

Drawings by Eileen Cooper RA (www.eileencooper.co.uk/), who is the first woman Keeper of the Royal Academy of Arts, London. In Cooper's work her predominantly female figures can be seen to float, dance, fly and juggle in a dreamlike space. A short film of Eileen Cooper at work on a series of new drawings will be shown as part of the exhibition.


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