Appropriating a series of historical maps that date from 1930 to 1957, conceptual artist Giulia Piscitelli explores how we distinguish between land and sea, borders and territories, and how in…
Shezad Dawood is a natural collaborator and storyteller. Working with individuals and communities he weaves together complex theories, facts, language, literary references, and philosophical ideas to create narratives that are…
Informed by a research-driven approach to making art, Helen Cammock’s work reflects her English/Jamaican background and her experience of inequality and under-representation among the people she met as a social…
Shona Illingworth is a Danish/Scottish artist who works across a range of mediums, including sound, film, video, photography and drawing. She creates immersive video and multi-channel sound installations, exploring memory…
Much of Lucy Skaer’s work is focused on materials, the meanings that emanate from them and the transformation those meanings can go through. Her diverse practice draws its inspiration from…
Thomas Joshua Cooper
Thomas Joshua Cooper is one of the world’s leading contemporary fine art photographers. He is the Head of Photography at Glasgow School of Art, where he founded the Fine Art…
Christina Mackie is perhaps best known for her large-scale installations that bring together multitudes of materials in quasiscientific field arrays. By comparison, Brushes, Pots 4 functions almost like a scholar’s…
Phyllida Barlow untitled: hoarding 2017 Acrylic on watercolour paper 44.4 x 57.5 cm Drawing has always been a central part of Phyllida Barlow’s practice. Throughout her career she has made…
Fox Talbot’s Articles of Glass, 2017, a series of nine polymer photogravure etchings on paper, arose from Parker’s investigations into photogravure, a photomechanical process that produces an image through the…
Martine Syms A Pilot For A Show About Nowhere 2015 Two-channel video, colour, sound 24:29 min Edition 5 of 5 (+ 1 AP) A major work by LA-based artist Martine…
In the end we all succumb to the pull of the molten core (2016) was made especially for the Laing in Newcastle, and is recognisable as part of a new body of work that the artist has embarked on since 2014.
Dispossession (2013) is an installation that examines the role of Christian missionaries in the colonisation of African cultures. The subject of repatriation is central to the work as it considers the political and psychoanalytical questions that arise from the collecting of these objects.
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