Photomonitor/Sculpture

October: work has begun at the British School at Rome, where I am very happily living and working until the end of the year as the Derek Hill Foundation Scholar (picture of marble cabinet here, which I am currently spending quite a bit of time exploring). Anneka French has written an essay on my Body/Building …

Strange Business & Cities of Ash

I’m very pleased to be in great company in two exhibitions at the moment, ‘Strange Business’ at SYSON, Nottingham and ‘Cities of Ash’ at g39, Cardiff. STRANGE BUSINESS New Watercolour Painting Gordon Dalton, Lois Gardner Sabet, Anneliese Krueger, Yelena Popova, Oliver Raymond-Barker, Beth Shapeero, Emily Speed, Oliver Tirre 24 July – 19 September 2014 STRANGE …

Littoral Zone

This new installation work is a commission from Plymouth Arts Centre and it opens tonight! The exhibition is on until 25th May so do pop in if you’re in the area. “In thinking about proxemics and repetitive behaviour Speed began this piece of work by visiting the south Devon coastline. Observing beaches as a site …

Sexy films

I made this film. Essentially a valentine’s card, it’s short but has a sexy soundtrack and features the ultimate erotic architecture; several ‘crotch shots’ where walls and ceilings meet in the pavilions in the Giardini della Biennale in Venice. Architecture is the Ultimate Erotic Act, 2014 (2 mins 15 seconds), made especially for Sex Shop. SEX SHOP …

January exhibitions

The Land Has Many Parts January 15 – February 15 . 2014 Jane Deering Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Silence Unbound: The Artist’s Lexicon in the Making January 17, 2014 – March 29, 2014 Center for Book Arts New York Organized by Heather Powell The artists featured in Silence Unbound often work in familiar forms, but …