Episode 72 of the Disability Visibility Project – it’s me! Also: spoke with Mike Layward at Midlands Arts Papers Launch and for the Research/Curate podcast.
This is my project from my residency in Fljotstunga, Iceland. It comprises paper boats, floating in rural Iceland, including in an ice and lava cave. It’s about lots of things – human fragility in the harsh landscape, the sheer aburdity of placing paper in this extreme environment, journeys – literal and emotional, displacement, etc. It…
My kinetic piece Where Do you Live? is currently showing at MK Calling 2020 (to re-open after lockdown!) Many thanks to amazing collaborators Clive Doherty and Stuart Moore for amazing engineering and coding skills!
I was very pleased to be selected as the first DASH curatorial resident at MAC Birmingham. You can hear a bit about how it’s going so far in this interview. I will be curating a show there opening in January so stay tuned!
Installation/Performance/Interactive Piece I sit at a desk with mouth taped, so demonstrably mute. People sit, if they want, and write down a memory or event they didn’t like, or an action they were ashamed of, or a secret that burdens them. I tip-ex over the text. I write a new event/memory to replace it….
Prints of my shadow installation piece ‘Berger’ were recently featured in HANDMAID, the exciting exhibition by We Are Sweet Art. Great opening – free cocktails and vulva cupcakes! My only opening that’s been so popular it was one-in, one-out (so to speak…) Touted by Red Magazine as one of the 7 best things to do…