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Merton College Oxford has pleasure in presenting Lightscape, an exhibition of works by British artist Kieran Stiles.

Curated by Flora Fairbairn, Lightscape offers an insight into Stiles' output in connection with his current position at

the College as Visiting Research Fellow in the Creative Arts.


Lightscape features a series of new paintings which draw on key themes in Stiles’ work. Using his paintings as visual metaphors, he examines how creativity and practical experience can allow us to experiment with alternative perception.


Informed by his academic work at Merton, the title not only refers to visual impressions of light, but also links with an exciting programme of workshops and lectures offering new ways of driving the imagination.


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