Louisa Buck, and artist Ryan Gander will discuss Ryan’s artistic practice and vast and diverse body of work including Everything is learned, I, 2010, currently presented in the Firstsite sculpture garden.
Discover more about Ryan’s fascinating and varied career, which includes teaching, curation and TV writer and presenting. Find out what inspires, influences and motivates Ryan throughout his work and his journey to become an internationally renowned artist.
Ryan Gander (born 1976, Chester) lives and works in Suffolk and London. He has established an international reputation through artworks that materialise in many different forms – from sculpture to film, writing, graphic design, installation, performance and more besides.
Gander studied at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL and the Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, NL. The artist has been a Professor of Visual Art at the University of Huddersfield and holds an honorary Doctor of the Arts at the Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Suffolk. In 2017 he was awarded an OBE for services to contemporary arts. In 2019 he was awarded the Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University