Bright Young Things

Lecture Theatre One, Geoffrey Manton Building, All Saints Campus, MMU.As a major new art prize and exhibition, Beck’s Futures sets out to identify and support emerging artists at an early stage in their careers. This event will explore the diversity of the work in the exhibition and examine issues around the significance of the prize in nurturing new talent, its national appeal and identity amongst other art prizes. The discussion will also provide opportunities for questions from the audience.Chair: Michael Bracewell, novelist, critic and author of ‘Quiet Science’, Beck’s Futures catalogue essay. Panelists: Roderick Buchanan, artist and Beck’s Futures Prizewinner; Sune Nordgren, Director of BALTIC centre for centemporary art; Bev Bytheway from New Contemporaries; Nick Crowe, artistTickets from Box Office: £4.50 full / £3.50 concessions