Cultures of Personality and the Self at the University of Winchester with Sarah Lightman

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Sarah Lightman is keynote speaker at the upcoming CMT Annual Symposium at the University of Winchester. The theme for this year’s symposium is Cultures of Personality and the Self.

Sarah Lightman is a London-based artist, curator and writer. She completed an Art Foundation course at Central St Martins, attended The Slade School of Art for her BA and MFA, where she won The Slade Prize and The Slade Life Drawing Prize,  and has a PhD from University of Glasgow in women’s autobiographical comics. She has extensively published her research. Her artwork has been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally.
Her graphic memoir, The Book of Sarah, was published in May and is an alternative bible to the one Sarah moved away from, along with the religious Jewish lifestyle she followed as a teenager.
‘An astounding work of insight and clarity… so eloquently expressed, especially the family’s long-standing tradition of stifling ambition, autonomy and independence – thereby thwarting so much potential – that it almost broke me.  It will resonate with so many, helping to show them that they’re not alone.’ Stephen Holland—Page 45
For more information please email the University of Winchester via enquiries@winchester.ac.uk or call 01962 841515.