Blackfriars Cambridge will be hosting a free exhibition of its collection of artworks by David Jones and other artists. Titled Minor Prophets -- David Jones and Contemporary Art at Blackfriars, Cambridge, the exhibition will run from Friday 24th September to Sunday 3rd October 2021 at the Blackfriars Priory, Buckingham Rd, Cambridge, CB3 0DD.
On Friday 24th September at 7 pm, Fr. Dominic White and Sr. Rose Rolling will give a lecture on "David Jones and Blackfriars"
On Wednesday 29th September at 7pm, Dr. Elizabeth Powell will give a lecture titled "The Maker’s Journey: A Study of David Jones’s Wood-Engravings for ‘The Book of Jonah‘"
See the Blackfriars website for more information: http://www.blackfriarscambridge.org.uk/2021/07/19/art-exhibition-minor-prophets-david-jones-and-contemporary-art-at-blackfriars-cambridge/
Join the David Jones Research Center next Friday, 9 July at 2 pm UK local time (9 am EST) for a live session and Q&A on the David Jones Digital Archive. This is the closing session of a week-long virtual workshop co-hosted with the National Library of Wales to make a digital edition of David Jones's The Book of Balaam's Ass, the manuscripts for which are held at the National Library.
For more information and registration, see their website: www.davidjonesresearch.org/qa-10-july
And questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a live Q&A and "Archive Switch-on" (via Zoom) tomorrow 25 June, at 2 pm UK time for the new digital edition of the David Jones-Jim Ede Correspondence at the Kettle's Yard Museum, Cambridge. For more info and free registration, see: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/digitising-the-david-jonesjim-ede-correspondence-using-tei-tickets-155931648759
We are pleased to announce that the David Jones Digital Archive (under the auspices of the David Jones Research Center) will be co-hosting a virtual workshop on the TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) with the National Library of Wales this coming July 5-9, 2021. Made possible by a grant from the SPIRE scheme at the University of Bergen (Norway), a team of digital humanities experts and Jones scholars will work with 15 participants to learn the basics of the TEI with the focused task of creating a digital edition of Jones’s poetic work 'The Book of Balaam’s Ass' (see the National Library of Wales catalogue entry here: archives.library.wales/index.php/book-of-balaams-ass)
For more information and application submission (due 9 June), see the David Jones Research Center website: https://www.davidjonesresearch.org/workshop-application
Artist Rory Young has engraved David Jones's painted inscription "Syng Hevin Imperiall" in limestone and black, gold and purple paint (see attached photo). Asking around £4000. For more information write to email@example.com to be put in touch with the artist directly.
Registration open for "Mapping the Artist's Mind: The Grail Mass, Modernism and Inscription," a virtual two-day seminar hosted by the David Jones Research Center (via Zoom) on 29 &30 July 2021. See the poster below for program details. To register, follow this link to the DJRC website: www.davidjonesresearch.org/2021-seminar
A version of Paul Hills' virtual keynote, "David Jones: Artist in the Shadow of the Great War" delivered 14 March, 2021 for the David Jones Research Center is now available on Vimeo here: https://vimeo.com/527501457
Pleased to announce that Prof. Paul Hills of the Courtauld Institute (London) will be delivering a virtual keynote for the David Jones Research Center (via Zoom) on Sunday 14 March (2:30 pm EST/7:30 pm GMT). To register, follow this link to the Google Form (you will receive a confirmation email upon registration and then the Zoom link a few days before the talk): docs.google.com/forms/d/1e-Om4ZA6Qo2AHsQjUpRRELXhYpy34GG07FEFtN_fE-U/viewform?edit_requested=true
If you have any questions, feel free to write the David Jones Research Center at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is an open event so please pass this info to anyone you think would like to participate. We hope you can join!
(Image: David Jones, 'Sketch of Dewi Sant,' 1940, Tate Gallery, www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/TGA/TGA-8222/TGA-8222-1-74a-1_9.jpg)
The National Library of Wales (home to the most extensive collection of David Jones's papers, including several important paintings and his entire annotated library) is in danger of closing. You can find out more from this article in Nation Cymru: nation.cymru/opinion/are-we-going-to-lose-the-national-library-of-wales/?fbclid=IwAR31MM-9T3QCBUyk3NoTbzMVQc6U8crNi0xxw2umi0RabxmTmwYiSiRFxqQ
If you are so inclined, please consider signing this petition to save the NLW: petitions.senedd.wales/petitions/244641