Making The Unseen Seen

Glasgow Sculpture Studios & Glasgow Women’s Library

Saturday 10th December, 2016

Featuring Tessa Lynch, Amy Jones & Sarah Forrest. Curated in collaboration with Katherine Murphy

Thank you for signing up to participate in Making The Unseen Seen, a performative curated response to Tessa Lynch’s current exhibition Wave Machine at David Dale Gallery.  Book-ended by conversations and discussions, this event will begin at Glasgow Sculpture Studios, journey through the city and culminate at Glasgow Women’s Library.

The event will begin with a short discussion between artist Tessa Lynch and invited curator Katherine Murphy. Following on from this artist Amy Jones will provide a series of provocations as we move through the city. At our destination at the Women’s Library, artist Sarah Forrest will present her work ‘Recital’.

As the day moves into dusk, and the exhibition into darkness, participants are invited to join the artists and contributors for warm refreshments and informal conversation at David Dale Gallery.

We look forward to welcoming you tomorrow, but we kindly request that you be at Glasgow Sculpture Studios for a prompt 1pm start and dressed prepared for the unpredictable Glasgow weather!

For pre-event research and further artist information please below:

– Extract from The Wave Machine & The Flâneuse 2016, text written by Tessa Lynch and Jenny Richards for the exhibition Wave Machine.

– The link below is to a short conversation with writer Laura Elkin on her book ‘Flâneuse’. Her writings have been an inspiration in shaping this event, looking at how a gendered gaze plays out in a city.

‘Under The Skin‘ (2013), 108 mins.
Directed by Jonathan Glazer

Tessa Lynch lives and works in Glasgow.  She received her BA Hons Tapestry from Edinburgh College of Art in 2007. She graduated with her MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2013. Recent exhibitions include: Painters’ Table, GoMA Glasgow International Directors Programme (2016), Café Concrete, Glasgow Sculpture Studios Graduate fellowship exhibition, Glasgow, Scotland (2014); Raising, Jupiter Artland for GENERATION, Edinburgh, Scotland (2014); Mood is Made/ Temperature is Taken, curated by Quinn Latimer for GENERATION, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, Scotland (2014); Guest artist, How to Live in a Flat, Rachel Adams, The Tetley, Leeds, England (2014); Kelly, The Savoy Centre, Glasgow, Scotland (as part of Glasgow International) (2014); Fall Scenes, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Scotland (2013); Guest artist, Creative Lab film screening, Ian Giles, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland (2013); Selected participant for Both Sides Now, Pangaea Sculptors Centre, London, England (2013); Glasgow School of Art MFA Degree Show, Glue Factory, Glasgow, Scotland (2013); New Work Scotland discussion panel participant, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland (2013); Window, Collective, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012); Better Times, Whitstable Biennale, Kent, England (solo) (2012); Performing Sculpture, Modern One, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012); Glasgow School of Art MFA Interim Show, Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland (2012); Burns, Kex hostel, Reykjavik, Iceland (2012); SAM DEROUNIAN ALEX IMPEY FLORRIE JAMES CONOR KELLY GRAHAM KELLY KARI ROBERTSON TESSA LYNCH CHARLOTTE PRODGER MICHAEL SMITH, Transmission, Glasgow, Scotland (2011);

Sarah Forrest lives and works in Glasgow. She graduated from DJCAD, Dundee in 2003 with a BA Hons Fine Art and the Glasgow School of Art (MFA) in 2010. Recent exhibitions include (solo): Again, it objects., Kunstraum Dusseldorf, Germany (solo); FFWWD>> Moving Image from Scotland, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Tall Tales, Women artists, fact, fiction and somewhere in between, Glasgow Women’s Library; Neo Neo, Pig Rock Bothy, National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh; (all 2016), The Shock of Victory, CCA, Glasgow; Ripples in the Pond, GOMA, Glasgow; A Skull and a Screen, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, North Uist, (all 2015), Mood is Made, Temperature is Taken, curated by Quinn Latimer, Glasgow Sculpture Studios; I will wear a plastic guise / I will wear a fabric guise, Dog Park, Christ Church, New Zealand (all 2014). Two Solo Shows: Sarah Forrest and Mounira Al Sohl (solo), CCA, Glasgow; Next to Perplexed you, curated by Jan Verwoert: Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna; You Blink at the Plughole, M.E.X.I.C.O, Leeds; Phenotypic Plasticity; ReMap 4, Athens (all 2013). In 2012 Sarah Forrest won the Margret Tait Residency Award.

Amy Jones  lives and works in Dundee. She graduated from DJCAD, Dundee in 2010 with a B.A Hons. Fine Art. Recent exhibitions include: Deuce Deuce HERE, Glasgow International (2016) Bonefold, Meadow Mill Projects, WASPS, Dundee (2016) Silk Road, Impact 9 Print Conference, Hangzhou, China (2015), Deuce Deuce, Pro-Nasty, Ceri Hand Gallery, London (2014)

The organisers of the Making The Unseen Seen would like to thank all the artists and following for their support; Ainslie Roddick, Lauren Printy Currie, Marcus Jack,  Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow Sculpture Studios and all at David Dale Gallery.

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