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15 May 2019 – 19 May 2019
STARE is the debut exhibition from Ripple Art Collective.
The group of women aim to open conversations on body consciousness and other issues concerning society, sexism and gender. This mixed media show offers personal and autobiographical reflections on the artists’ own bodies, experiences and attitudes, representing only a part of the spectrum of female identities.
Throughout the process of creating the artwork the artists let their body hair grow, some for the first time since adolescence. This exhibition documents their journeys, questions that were raised and what was experienced.
In the main gallery Hazel McCoubrey, Lucy Le Brocq and Veronika Teo present illustration, photography and paintings and in the basement Amy Anam Cara and Helen Plumb present a collaborative video work.
Launch event: 6 – 9pm Thursday 16 May RSVP
Life Drawing: 4 – 6pm Saturday 18 May, £8 (+booking fee) Book Tickets
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Hazel combines a soft illustrative style with images of female body hair to show the beauty of the natural body.
Veronika is a visual artist exploring identity and the relationship with our own bodies, how much of what we do to our bodies is choice and how much is social construct.
Lucy Le Brocq
Lucy is a photographer and conceptual artist focusing on creating lustful and sensuous images depicted in colour, black and white 35 mm film and experimental digital photography.
Amy Anam Cara
Wordsmith and gentle friend, writing poetry since the age of 11 – growing into a woman who is deeply passionate about using creativity to inspire change and the blending of image and word to create beautiful, powerful messages.
A UK based director, specialising in documentary and music related content with a passion for social and environmental subjects. Experimental techniques and concepts are what theme Helen’s work.
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