SURFACING Emma Ewan | Will Kendrick | Rebecca Ounstead
Launch Event (with live performance): Saturday 3 May 2014, 4 – 5pm
Exhibition: 3 – 5 May 2014, 12 – 5pm
Benjamin Perry Boathouse, Redcliffe Wharf, Redcliffe, Bristol, BS1 6TJ and The Control Room, Redcliffe Bridge, Bristol
Hand in Glove presents Surfacing, an exhibition of new works by three emerging artists: Emma Ewan (Glasgow), Will Kendrick (Bristol) and Rebecca Ounstead (Nottingham). Encompassing sculpture, installation, print and live performance, work will be presented in unexpected indoor and outdoor spaces in the waterside location of Redcliffe Wharf, as well as extending online.
Each artist explores the intimate effects of surface, texture, pattern, colour and façade. Ewan’s prop-like, theatrical sculptures playfully lure and deceive; Ounstead uses material and choreographed performance to produce flirty, suggestive arrangements; while Kendrick layers hyper-saturated images referencing the visual language of post-internet culture. In Surfacing, visual intrigue and intervention activates the site and seduces the senses, creating complex relationships between object and image, viewer and performer.
Surfacing is produced by Hand in Glove and is part of the Bristol Art Weekender, a four-day event celebrating art across the city of Bristol.