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Illumini is planning more events, and is looking for artist's, from all genres, including performance, that use light in their work.

We also offers work placement opportunities for artists.

Illumini, offers great advertising packages for companies, that would like to be part of an exciting event, that attracts a large and wide audience.

For further details please contact Jane Webb via the contact page.

KATE SEARLES

Represented artist for Illumini Event 20102010 . . . . .. .. /////////////////////////////////////////////////. BACK ... NEXT PROFILE

Category: Visual Artist
Location: London
Contact: Email


Background

Kate graduated with a BA (Hons) in photography at Camberwell College of arts.In 2009 completed a residency at Tokyo Wondersite in Japan. Her works have been exhibited at several London exhibitions including, SHIFT Festival at the Southbank centre, Nolias Gallery in London and the Rag factory.

Her career has also consisted of Artist assistant for Melanie Gilligan, Runner for the play ,The Last days of Jack Sheppard, photography workshop facilitator and exhibition coordinator.


Statement

My current practice explores the notion of Foucault’s ‘heterotopia’; those spaces which exist within the everyday yet are somehow disconnected and disparate. Using London's canals and rivers as an example of 'other', I aim to highlight the tension between place & non-place, public & private. In particular, I am concerned with how the identity of these spaces shifts with changes in light. Using photography, film and installation projection, I use reflection and mirroring to explore the identity of the space, and to convey this sense of ‘other’. These are recurring themes within my work and are influenced by artists such as Hatakeyama & Turrell. The mirror as a ‘theatre of artifice and reflection’ is the conception underpinning my most recent work.

Gallery

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Above images copyright of Kate Searles 2010