Joy Sleeman

28 March 2014

Slade School of Fine Art

Joy Sleeman is senior lecturer in History and Theory of Art at the Slade School of Fine Art. Her research focuses on aspects of sculpture and landscape and her publications include articles on transatlantic dialogues in the emergence of land art and on land art and the moon landing.

She is co-curator, with Nicholas Alfrey and Ben Tufnell, of the Arts Council touring exhibition Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain, 1966-1979, currently on show at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (April 5 - June 15 2014).

She was recently a project researcher for the Getty's 'Lawrence Alloway, Critic and Curator' and her essay on 'Lawrence Alloway, Robert Smithson and Earthworks' is forthcoming in a volume on Alloway to be published by the Getty (2015). She is currently working on a book on the South African sculptor Roelof Louw (Ridinghouse, UK) and is an editor of the Sculpture Journal.