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Artist ID #19: Lizzie Feather

Lizzie Feather

Lives and works in Shefflied, UK

www.lizziefeather.co.uk

“Lizzie works with performance and sculpture to create and disrupt meticulously ordered materials, which are often suspended or balanced to reveal points of tension and the anxieties inherent in a sense of imminent collapse.” (from Bloc Projects website)

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Artist ID #18: Jessica Bell

Jessica Bell

Lives and works in Vancouver, Canada (b. Montréal)

www.jessicabellmadethis.com

“Materials are really what tweaks my brain; I’ll find something, a piece of paper or fabric that resonates with me and I have to use it. The things I make are a response to the materials first and then I think the visual catalogue of my environment that I have developed in my photo making is what helps form subject in my work. (…) I think of those works like the paintings I couldn’t make in paint. The change of material has really satisfied the painting process for me, in a roundabout way.” (Interview from Little Paper Planes)

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Artist ID #15: Kirra Jamison

Kirra Jamison

Lives and works in Melbourne (b. 1982, Sydney).

www.kirrajamison.com

“I love listening to the stories that are invented by people when they first see a new painting. Each work develops differently depending on the individual encountering it and therefore meanings are always shifting. (…) [My] work continues to be informed by an interest in how the use of the decorative offers more space for pluralism in meaning; as well as research into the relationship between ornament and the imagination.” (Artist’s statement from Ryan Renshaw website)

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Artist ID #13: Elena Damiani

Elena Damiani

Lives and works in London, UK (b.1979, Lima, Peru)

www.elenadamiani.com

“Critical concerns regarding the conceptual significance of archives and the persistency with memory in a society fearful of forgetting have funnelled my practice and research by transforming found material into collages, sculptures, video and installations. (…) I aim to utilize identifiable structures of traditional archives so as to activate recollection and point out the potential to fragment and destabilize either remembrance as recorded, or history as written continuum of what has come to pass.” (Artist’s Statement)

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