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Painting and calligraphy by Aisin Gioro Yu Ze

Aisin Gioro Yu Ze from Beijing has been practicing painting and calligraphy for over 50 years.

9:00AM - 7:00PM

'Journeys', an exhibition by Paul Janssens

An exhibition of paintings inspired by the travels of the artist

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The Labours of Herakles

Worlds collide as an ancient hero takes his labours to colonial New Zealand in this exhibition, "The Labours of Herakles", a series of lithographs by artist Marian Maguire.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Colleen McLaughlin Barlow

Cancer led me to a dissecting room. I saw the component parts of us: you, me, humanity.

11:30AM - 5:00PM

New Rhythms: Henri Gaudier-Brzeska Art, Dance and movement 1911–15

2015 marks 100 years since Henri Gaudier-Brzeska died aged 23 in the First World War. His sculpture and drawings reveal an artist constantly experimenting as he sought to capture through art the energy he saw in life.

11:30AM - 5:00PM

Whitney McVeigh inventory: invisible companion

Whitney McVeigh is making a new installation for St. Peter’s Church, next to Kettle’s Yard. Her compelling work explores the presence of history, collective memory and the nature of mark making as a human imprint.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Circuit curates: Gaudier-Brzeska

The Circuit group are curating a display in Helen’s bedroom in Kettle’s Yard that explores the artist’s fascination with birds. The display includes sculptures, ink drawings and sketchbooks.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Contemporary Drawings

To complement New Rhythms, drawings by ten contemporary artists can be found in the house. They range from dynamic sketches to drawings from life, reflecting some of the subjects and approaches to be found in Henri Gaudier-Brzeska’s celebrated drawings. Artists include Aleana Egan, Antony Gormley, Thomas Houseago and Rachel Howard.

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Death and sanitation: Imperial representations of The Ganges

Part of 'Visual Constructions of South Asia' (2014-15) seminar series (http://talks.cam.ac.uk/show/index/50675)

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Death and sanitation: Imperial representations of The Ganges

This seminar is part of the 'Visual Constructions of South Asia’ series convened by Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes (http://talks.cam.ac.uk/show/index/50675)

5:00PM - 6:30PM

The reactivation of tradition

The CRASSH Humanitas Visiting Professor in Chinese Studies, Xu Bing (artist and Former President of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing), will give two public lectures and participate in a concluding symposium. He will also present a talk and reception at the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate his visit to Cambridge. More information about this first lecture will be posted shortly.

7:30PM

Spring Concerts (a concert series brought to you by The Cambridge Summer Music Festival)

Spring Concerts are a concert series brought to you by The Cambridge Summer Music Festival When: 19 May 2015 to 04 June 2015 Time: 19:30 - Where: various venues Price: Please see below and website for details