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Exhibitions

2016

Suffering | The Unconformity | Tasmania | 14th October - 16th October

Materials: wood, corrugated metal, benches, paint, HD dual projection onto a house shaped screen, stereo sound with amplifier and subwoofer, objects and paintings by Leo Kelly

Text from a review in Artlink by Andrew Harper

UK artist Lindsay Seers has been to Queenstown before and made vital work from her visits, but her latest work Suffering is an experience that is almost unprecedented. Seers, with the assistance of Ray Arnold, has made this work about the now-deceased Queenstown resident Leo Kelly. Seers has trod carefully and made a...

Curator: Joanna Zielińska
Coordination: Katarzyna Tomczak-Wysocka
Dramaturgy: Tim Etchells
Jokes: Michael Portnoy, translated by Władysław Chłopicki
Design: Noviki Studio Grafiki

Artists: Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Geoffrey Farmer, Pierre Huyghe, Christopher Kline, Tomasz Kowalski, Antje Majewski, Paul McCarthy, Shelly Nadashi, Paulina Ołowska, Tony Oursler, Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley and Lindsay Seers.

A puppet theatre resembles the human world, in miniature, with the one difference: its actors are small, animated objects. Puppets...

Materials: Fabric, 3 televisions, 2 silvered chalices, a crow, a head, a hymn number chart, a list of vicars, a glass bob of blood, photographic redlamps, various furniture, images on a light box, a speaker, radio headphones, 3 DVD players.

Sound in collaboration with Pendle Poucher; production and animation with Keith Sargent

Gallery Notes:

Anamorphosis is a way of embedding a hidden, elicit, covert or politically dangerous image in another picture through distortion. Often anamorphosis is revealed by a curved silver mirror – a cylinder.

One...

Nowhere Less Now⁵

Materials: satellite dishes,  projections x 2, wired headphones

Sound in collaboration with Pendle Poucher (additional music David Dhonau); production and animation with Keith Sargent

Seers gathers her materials within the reveries of interviewed subjects, who are filmed or voice recorded. First she finds the people, those with stories to tell, then she tells the tale; the ultimate form of the work emerges out of the intersections of these ‘true’ stories. But the direction of the creative process may also be...

Materials: wood, fibreglass, artex, cloth, paint, LED lights, astro turf, metal.
 

Golf holes by artists: Lindsay Seers, John Akomfrah, Ellie Harrison, Candice Jacobs, Hetain Patel, Yara El-Sherbini, Yinka Shonibare, Eyal Weizman and Doug Fishbone.

Lindsay Seers’ golf hole (originally conceived of for the Venice Biennale 2015) features a figurehead upside down and pregnant being attacked by two enormous snakes. The figure is Princess Salme (b.1844), daughter of a Circassian concubine in the Sultan of Zanzibar's...

2015

Nowhere Less Now⁴ |Hayward Gallery | 14th October - 4th January

Materials: cardboard and wood ship; figurehead (mixed material); tetrapods (mixed materails); hemisperical and spherical screens on metal structure; folded paper; HD projections x 2, wired headphones.

Sound in collaboration with Pendle Poucher (additional music David Dhonau); production and animation with Keith Sargent

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Golf holes by artists: Lindsay Seers, John Akomfrah, Ellie Harrison, Candice Jacobs, Hetain Patel, Yara El-Sherbini, Yinka Shonibare, Eyal Weizman and Doug Fishbone.

Materials: wood, fibreglass, artex, cloth, paint, LED lights, astro turf, metal.

Lindsay Seers’ golf hole for Venice features a figurehead upside down and pregnant being attacked by two enormous snakes. The figure is Princess Salme (b.1844), daughter of a Circassian concubine in the Sultan of Zanzibar's harem. Circassian women were considered, at this time, to...

Reads Like a Book|Cricoteka, Kraków | 23rd January - 15th March

It has to be this way¹˙⁵

Materials: cardboard and wooden structure, 22 minute DVD projection with 5.1 surround sound onto two masked MDF circular screens on mobile TV arms, monitor with headphones, MDF plinth, 16 minute DVD, free novella to take away.

Sound in collaboration with Pendle Poucher; production Keith Sargent

Artists: Jill Magid, Cheng Ran, Lindsay Seers

Lindsay Seers’s refuses the distinction between fact and fiction in subtle and sophisticated ways. It brings to light the fictional constructions on...

2014

Nowhere less now² (The Red Queen)|MONA Tasmania | 18th June 2013 - 16th September

Materials: wood, cardboard, polystyrene, metal, clouts, 2x HD projectors, metal masks, 2x macmini, 2 x 27minute HD films, stereo sound delivered through headphones on internal gallery system (The O). 22 minute 5.1 sound installation in the tunnel and a collection of 16 figurehead drawings.

MONA, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Nowhere less now² is the second chapter in a trilogy, the first part of which was exhibited in the Tin Tabernacle, Kilburn, London. The history of this prefabricated corrugated church leads us to...

Monocular⁵|Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš | 14th June - 20th July 2014

Materials: wooden structure, parts of a hut, window frames, reclaimed door, tree trunk, metal chimney, deer skins, 20 minute HD projection, 5.1 surround sound.

Sami Center for Contemporary Art/Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš (SDG) Jeagilvármádii 54, NO-9730 Karasjok, Norway

Monocular, shown originally in Something in the way at the Lofoten International Art Festival, Norway, is a prefabricated wooden structure, the interior of which is rendered as if it is the exterior surface, giving...