In Conversation: Karanjit Panesar & Benjamin Cook
22nd September 2022, Online
6:30 - 7:30pm
Following on from our recent exhibition Karanjit Panesar: Parts of Wholes, we are pleased to host our next In Conversation event with artist Karanjit Panesar and Founder and Director of LUX Moving Image, Benjamin Cook.
This will be a chance to hear about the exhibition in more depth, Karanjit’s research behind it, as well as his wider practice.
The conversation will be live online and then available after the event.
Karanjit Panesar is a multimedia artist based in Leeds. He is Co-Founder & Co-Director of East Bristol Contemporary, a member of Serf, Leeds and graduated from UWE Bristol in Art and Visual Culture. Panesar has exhibited nationally including: Parts of Wholes, Workplace Foundation; Actor, Container, Two Queens, Leicester; Strange Loop, Turf Projects, Croydon; and THE WAY THINGS ARE, arebyte Gallery, London. Upcoming projects include: eXRe Commission, Aspex Gallery Portsmouth in association with CCIXR University of Portsmouth.
Benjamin Cook is the Founder and Director of LUX, the UK agency for the support and promotion of artists’ working with the moving image. He has been professionally involved in independent film sector in the UK for the past 20 years as a curator, archivist, producer, writer and lecturer. Before founding LUX he held a number of positions including Director of the Lux Centre; Head of Distribution of London Electronic Arts; Director of the London Pan-Asian Film Festival; Avant-Garde Programmer for the National Film Theatre, Film Archivist for Anthology Film Archives, New York, the Northern Film Archive, Gateshead and the Wellcome Institute.