In Conversation With Artist Josie Rae Turnbull and Science Fiction Writer Arianne Maki
4 November 2023
2pm - 4.30pm
Stables Gallery at Orleans House Gallery
To accompany the exhibition Saline Shock!, exhibiting artist Josie Rae Turnbull will be in conversation with science fiction writer Arianne Maki, discussing overlapping themes and concepts in their respective research. The conversation will revolve around the concept of factual fable, the animal in science fiction and speculative art and storytelling to reflect on contemporary multi-species encounters. The In Conversation will be followed by a Q&A and an opportunity to see the works in the exhibition.
This event is free to attend, however booking is required. Reserve your space here.
This event will take place in the Stables Gallery at Orleans House Gallery. For directions, please ask one of our friendly Front Desk volunteers at reception. The Stables Gallery has step free access however, the floor is brickwork and can be uneven under foot. Large print guides of the exhibition are available at the desk in the Stables Gallery.
An accessible toilet is located at the back of the Stables Gallery and is near the exhibition.
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More about Josie:
Josie Rae Turnbull is an interdisciplinary Artist and Art Facilitator. Her work spans across textiles, sculpture, printmaking and lens-based media. She completed her MA in Fine Art and Science at Central Saint Martins in 2022, following living in Ho Chi Minh City. Josie’s practice dissects the chaotic systems that affect various ecosystems.
Josie was born, raised, and currently resides in the London Borough of Hackney.
More about Arianne:
Arianne Maki is a writer and community facilitator passionate about using speculative art and storytelling as a method for reflecting on contemporary multi-species encounters. In 2022, they completed an MA in Ecology, Culture, and Society at the University of Goldsmiths, where they wrote on octopus-human and seaweed-human relationships within contemporary aquaculture. Their novel, ‘The Taste of a Planet’ was shortlisted for the SI Leeds Literary Prize 2022 and the Future Worlds Prize 2023.