This event is part of World Event Young Artists 2012 (WEYA) and is the very first event of its kind. WEYA will showcase a selection of the best creative talent from across the globe, bringing 1000 artists aged 18 to 30 together in one city – Nottingham.
Using Georges Perec’s Species of Spaces as a starting point, this edition of the Practice Sessions will engage with the notion of the ‘home’, particularly in relation to the body and performance.
The session will examine the terminology and politics of ‘the private space’. Topics include the language of the dwelling place, the domestic space as studio / performative space, solo practice as problematic, and site-specific performance, including the body, as a radical site for intimate performance.
The session will involve discussion, practical exercises and artist presentation in order to ask questions of where our home ends and the outside world begins.
Please note there will be some images containing nudity in this show.
Helena Goldwater has made solo performance art since 1989 and exhibited her paintings since 2003. She has been nominated twice for the Paul Hamlyn Awards for Visual Artists. Her work has been shown extensively including at Tate Liverpool, Newlyn Art Gallery, Spacex, Western Front, Vancouver and Art First, London.
Helena is Senior Lecturer in Drama at De Montfort University, Leicester.
Photo credit: Not tonight darling, I’m washing my hair, 2007, Helena Goldwater. Photo by Lucia King.
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Dates & Times
|The Practice Sessions: Helena Goldwater - Mon 10 Sep 6:00pm Mon 10 Sep||Neville Studio||6:00pm||FREE|