• Jorge Macchi, Singers’ Room, 2006

    Jorge Macchi, Singers’ Room, 2006

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Surrealism and its Legacies


2002 - 2007

Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies

AHRC research centre grant awarded to co-Directors Professor Dawn Ades (University of Essex), Professor David Lomas (University of Manchester), and Dr Jennifer Mundy (Tate) for an initial five-year period. Today it continues to function owing to its success in attracting competitive research funding. ESCALA worked with Centre and with firstsite on a residency at the University Gallery (now Art Exchange) by Argentinean artist Jorge Macchi and composer Edgardo Rudnitzky. This collaboration led to the creation of two new installations: The Singer’s room and Twilight. The latter was displayed in the University Gallery at University of Essex whilst the former in the Minories Gallery at Colchester Town.


Links

Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its legacies website

Journal of Surrealism and the Americas

Centre de Recherches sur le Surréalisme

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