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Exhibitions

2011

Monodrome (Athens Biennale), Monocular³ | 23 October – 11 December 2011

 Materials: Two inflatable spheres suspended on cords with a masked SD projection of a doubled image. Amplified stereo sound from two sources (radio microphones and DVD). Two wooden platforms, a ventriloquist dummy dressed as a sailor, a sailor's uniform, long auburn wig.

Athens Biennale, Greece 

Lindsay Seers’ work for the 3rd Athens Biennale, titled Monocular³  took place on Wednesday 9th Νovember 2011, 17:00-19:00, in five cycles of 20 minutes which were freely improvised with an actor...

Materials: Wooden structure, parts of a boat hut, window frames, reclaimed door, moss, tree trunk, metal chimney, deer skins, two synchronised 13 minute HD projections, 5.1 surround sound, drawing.

Lofoten International Art Festival, Norway

Monocular, shown 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 the impression that the building has been turned inside out  but this inversion has some...

Materials: 2 video works for monitors with headphones,  2 plinths and a bench, I video projection with surround sound and subwoofer  (all videos to be screened together), 12, 13 and 14 minutes duration, looped. Fabric tent on a wooden structure, fabric screen on a wooden frame.

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Collection

Extramission 2 (The Trilogy), 2005/10The World of Jule Eisenbud; Intermission; Extramission 2

Extramission 2
The final film in the trilogy covers Seer’s attempts...

Extramission 6|Gallery TPW | 2 April - 30 April 2011

Materials: Cardboard and wooden structure finished with clouts, metal chimney, screen, 13 minute video projection with sound from three channels.

TPW  Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Tate Collection

Review: ARTFORUM 04.13.11 (04.02.11 – 04.30.11 Gallery TPW).  Author: Jen Hutton.

The primary component of Lindsay Seers’ installation Extramission 6 (Black Maria), 2009, is a profound video that ruminates on memory and perception by means of the artist’s biography. Projected...

Materials: Cardboard and wooden structure with steel platform. Cardboard tubes, cardboard star and diamond forms, wooden stairs, 22 minute HD video with 5.1 surround sound, masked projection onto an elevated circular screen. Monitor work on a plinth, free novel on shelves.

Essay: Lindsay Seers – It has to be this way2. Author: Ole Hagen.

“I was her mother but she was never my daughter and now she has gone missing I can honestly say that I never loved her...

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 embedded in structure wall, free novel to take away.

Lindsay Seers' work is concerned with photography, a seemingly innocent medium which saturates our daily lives but which she believes is an underestimated, powerful tool which alters human consciousness. She is interested in how photography affects experience. Emerging from a tradition of conceptual and...

2010

Broadcast commission '3 Minute Wonder series', Channel 4 | 27, 28, 29, 30 Sept & 18, 19, 20, 21 Oct

Press release: Whitechapel Gallery, Thursday 16 September 2010

JARMAN AWARD-WINNER LINDSAY SEERS
3 MINUTE WONDERS COMMISSION ON NATIONAL TELEVISION

Winner of the 2009 Film London Jarman Award Lindsay Seers uses a dark combination of performance, film and installation to interweave history, literature and philosophy in works founded on strange truths.

For her 3 Minute Wonders commission Seers has produced four films that chart aspects of her life and artistic practice, related through a myriad of tales told by those who have known her....

It has to be this way² | Mead Gallery | 9 October - 11 December

Materials: Cardboard and wooden structure, steel platform with iron balcony, wooden stairs, cardboard tubes, cardboard star and diamond, HD projection with 5.1 surround sound, monitor with DVD and headphones, bench, free novel to take away on shelves.

This filmic work set in a model of an African slave fort implicitly critiques European colonialism through the specifics of individual biographies set against the implications of the relationship to the large historical narratives of the history of exploitation and violence.

Press Release: Mead...

Hands On|Galerie Raum Mit Licht | 4 March - 22 April

Materials: Series of mouth photographs mounted in box frames.

Galerie Raum Mit Licht, Vienna, Austria

Catalogue Essay: The Fatal Kiss Of The Shutter. Author: John Hilliard.

If Henry Cornelius's 1955 film I Am A Camera (based on Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories) does not literalise the title's proposition in its on-screen action, then Dziga Vertov, speaking of his seminal 1929 avant-garde production The Man With The Movie Camera, comes closer: 'I am the...

Materials: Cardboard and wooden structure with steel platform. Cardboard tubes, cardboard star and diamond forms, wooden stairs, 22 minute HD video with 5.1 surround sound, masked projection onto an elevated circular screen. Monitor work on a plinth, free novel on shelves to be taken away.

Essay: Escaping the Fortress of Memory: Archive Pathology in Lindsay Seers’ art. Author: Louise Wolthers, August 2011

This is a manuscript for an article written for the anthology...