(Dis)ordering the City

(Dis)ordering the City: Buildings, Bodies and Urban Space Emily Speed in conversation with Duncan Light As part of the Practising Place programme, In Certain Places is proud to present an evening with artist Emily Speed in conversation with human geographer Dr Duncan Light, hosted by the Bluecoat. The event will focus on the making and …

BODY/BUILDING @ TRUCK Calgary

Main Space/Parkade/U-Hall June 3, 2016 to July 9, 2016 Solo exhibition: In BODY/BUILDING, ‘Groviglio (Tangle)’ is a two-channel film that considers the city (in this case, Rome) as a kind of palimpsest and the layers of activity from millions of inhabitants that have been erased, rewritten, replaced and overbuilt. A series of photographs and a …

WORK / SPACE

I’ve been working on a project with Oriel Wrecsam and students/staff from Glyndwr University to make a portable, multi-functional space inspired by the ad-hoc, flexible structures of market stalls. Finally, on Wednesday 25th November, it will be leaving the University and is getting trundled down to the gallery by a group of students…. come and …

Recent things..

Last month I spent two weeks at Troy Town Art Pottery working on some new ceramic pieces as a collaboration with Ben Cove. Updates to follow when they have been taken out of the kiln (if they all survive..) I was really pleased to show a drawing from my Body/Building series and some artists’ books with …

Basic Principles for Building Construction

This will be a new work commissioned by Wewiora Projects for Northern Art Car Booty and two performances of the piece will take place on Sunday 30th August 2015. Expanding on a costume piece made the previous year – a hybrid of clothing and architectural shapes – the work has been developed since as the first …

Rosendale to Peckham

I left Rosendale over a week ago after a wonderful six weeks and Women’s Studio Workshop have written a great blog post about the work I made during my residency there. Here it is.  Next Friday I will be unveiling a new cake work at 38b in Peckham along with architectural-themed cocktails. There will be …

Indefinable Cities

Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent   April 10th – May 16th, 2015 A group exhibition, exploring the development of cities worldwide, and in particular the way that artists are responding to and documenting Cities in flux, and more; how artists impact on their environments and the regeneration of Cities. Presenting works of 6 UK and Japanese artists, …

All the women

As it’s International Women’s Day it seems like a good time to mention that I shall be off to the states in May and June for six weeks to work on a Rosendale Cultural Crossroads Public Art Residency in New York State with Women’s Studio Workshop. I did one of my first ever residencies at …

Unbuilt Library

Next week I will have some small works, some that date as far back as 2005, leaving the studio for the first time to be exhibited at Mrs Rick’s Cupboard (thanks for the invitation Craig Fisher): P.V: 12 February 2015 (7 – 9pm) 13 February – 26 March 2015    Open Friday 12-4pm Mrs Rick’s …