Grimm Girls: Picturing the ‘Princess’
Exhibition, Otter Gallery, 23 November 2013 – 26 January 2014
This exhibition will feature the illustrations of six familiar and much-loved fairy-tales – ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘Cinderella’, ‘Snow White’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Rapunzel’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ – by Grimm, Perrault and other authors. As well as framed pictures, there will also be first edition books and other artefacts of various illustrators, among them Arthur Rackham, Charles Robinson, Mervyn Peake and Mabel Lucie Attwell. ‘Grimm Girls: Picturing the “Princess”’ is curated by Dr Anne Anderson, a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Chichester, in association with the University’s Department of English & Creative Writing and the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy.
One-day Symposium of leading fantasy and fairy-tale experts
Monday 25 November 2013
Kindly sponsored by Scrivener.
Session 1, E124 (4 – 5.30 p.m.), £5/£3 concessions
Maria Nikolajeva, ‘“Iron is stronger than grief, but love is stronger than iron”: Reading fairy-tale emotions through words and illustrations.’
Terri Windling, ‘Into the Woods: One Writer-and-Artist’s Journey into Fairy Tales’.
Session 2, Mitre lecture theatre, (5.45 – 7.30 p.m.), £5/£3 concessions
Jack Zipes, ‘Reinvigorating the Fairy Tale: Radical Visions and Feminist Interpretations in Paintings, Sculptures, and Photography’.
Followed by round-table discussion with all three speakers.
Tickets available from the University’s online store.
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