Through a Twitter call for artists to share work inspired by This ‘Me’ of Mine, Molly Behagg has shared two series, Vertigo and Thaw. Molly’s “work is concerned with notions of the self as transitory and unfixed. [She is] interested in the relationship between reflective surfaces and the presence of the viewer in a space. Partial images fascinate me, often occurring naturally created by light, water, mirrors and glass, they allow glancing moments of clarity before disappearing.” Molly also has an article on identity and place in the current issue of Engage 31 magazine called: Museums of the Self . Find out more about Molly’s interests and vision on the INSPIRATION page. If you have been inspired by This ‘Me’ of Mine, contact me. I would love to share your work or text too.
Sandra Crisp is on such a roll she’s making thunder! Sandra has just had three works selected for the seventh biennial PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2013 at Oriel Wrecsam Gallery, Yale College in Wales. Professor David Ferry RE FRSA has selected ‘The Bigger Picture’, featured here on This ‘Me’ of Mine, ‘5Ways Filmstrip4′, and ‘Imprint, Soft Terrain (inverted)’, which can be seen in our interview, Memory Surfaces. EXHIBITION:13 April – 8 June 2013
Opening Event: 2 – 4pm Saturday 13 April 2013
Sandra has also been short-listed for the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art for her film ‘Mapping London’s Subterranean Rivers’ to take place in Sydney Australia. Presented by the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) and held alongside Vivid Sydney – a festival of light, music and ideas – ISEA2013 will showcase the best media artworks from around the world and provide a platform for the lively exchange of future-focused ideas.
Aly Helyer has work coming up in A House of Many Windows, curated by the super Day & Gluckman curating team.
The portrait, the mask, the ownership of identity and the burden of historical portraiture can all be mined from the depiction of a person…Often the figure is eradicated in contemporary art practice. Landscapes are barren, sculptures reject the hint of human intervention with pristine finishes, white cube galleries are a clinical platform. Immediately an emotive layer is added through the depiction of a person. Identity infects and affects works of art, how we read them and how they are produced. In this exhibition nine artists who work with the body as subject through paint, sculpture, collage and photography present a myriad of responses to our relationship with ourselves.
A House of Many Windows will be at Collyer Bristol Gallery in London, March 6 to June 12, 2013, opening March 6, 6 to 9pm.