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9th May 2019
18:30
£5. Booking essential

What is sculpture? From traditional stone, wood, plaster and metal - to contemporary sound, performance and digital media, join choreographer Siobhan Davies and artists Josephine Baker, Holly Hendry and Keef Winter to tear down any preconceptions of what it is - or could be. 

Siobhan Davies

The renowned British choreographer who rose to prominence in the 1970s founded Siobhan Davies Dance in 1988 and opened her Studios in 2006. Davies works closely with collaborating artists to ensure that their own artistic enquiry is part of the creative process. She applies choreography across range of creative disciplines including visual arts and film and creates interdisciplinary work for gallery spaces and other sites. 

siobhandavies.com

Josephine Baker

Artist Josephine Baker works through sculpture, installation, drawing and poetry. She completed her postgraduate diploma at the Royal Academy Schools in 2017, and recently returned from a 12-month residency at the British School at Rome. Her works have been recently included in group shows at GAO Gallery, Tintype, The Royal Academy, Love Unlimited (Glasgow), and the Horse Hospital. She lives and works in London.

Josephine's Royal Academy profile 

Holly Hendry

Holly Hendry’s sculptures look at the insides, backs and edges of things. The material specificity, shifting scales and unusual positioning of her often-monumental works encourage visitors to consider sculpture in dialogue with their apparent and hidden surroundings.she has presented works at at Frutta (Rome), the Liverpool Biennial 2018 and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. She recently received the inaugural Arts Foundation Award for Experimental Architecture 2019. 

hollyhendry.com

Keef Winter

Irish artist Keef Winter combines his interests in art and architecture using sculpture and installation. He completed a PhD in philosophy and sculpture entitled ‘The Handyman Aesthetic’ at Ulster University in 2013. Concerned with the qualities of his studio, Winter deals with the physical space, lighting, mood and material in the production of objects and apparatus. He also creates sound using electronics, the reverberation of sheet steel, vocal samples and drumming. He is a lecturer at the University of East London.  

keefwinter.com

 

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