Lisa Sheppy

Interdisciplinary artist whose practice is driven by the intervention with historical objects and material innovation

reVisioning the Brontës : Conference Tuesday 29 January 2013

I am delighted to have been asked to speak at this conference in January 2013. My paper will be on ‘Charlotte’s Dress’ and will discuss the progress of my project from initial observational drawings made at the Bronte Parsonage Museum through contextual research and process development culminating in the exhibition I had at the museum in 2010. Details, information and the itinerary of the conference are available on the blogspot:


Overview of the conference from the Contemporary Arts Programme, Bronte Parsonage Museum

reVisioning the Brontës



Recent adaptations and interpretations of the Brontës’ lives and works through film, art, literature and theatre highlight the continuing fascination with these literary figures, and their significant influence across the creative arts. This one day cross-disciplinary conference at the University of Leeds will explore the ‘re-visioning’ of the Brontës through artistic responses and interpretations of their work. Confirmed speakers include novelist and playwright Blake Morrison, and Jane Sellars, Curator of Art at the Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate as well as a varied programme of artists, practitioners and curators.The conference is a collaboration between the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery and the Leeds School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, to accompany their Brontë themed exhibitions:


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