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Nilbar Güreş, Marie Jacotey, Athena Papadopoulos, Emma Talbot
From the Inside Out is a group exhibition of female artists who utilise expanded forms of drawing to navigate a passage from personal experience to the outside world. The exhibition explores the capacity of drawing to convey the complexity and diversity of female experience.
These artists utilise the immediacy and directness of the drawn line to document experience, lived or imagined, giving form to memories and private thoughts. Taking inspiration from literature, popular culture and folklore, the artists use drawing to tell stories about age, sexuality, gender and politics. The works incorporate assemblage and collage, testing the boundaries of drawing as it moves into three dimensions. Traditional craft techniques, such as embroidery and quilting, are employed as a conceptual strategy with which to explore the construction of female identity. Exploring states of being, both interior and exterior, the artists tell stories that are as personal as they are universal.
Please see below for installation views of From the Inside Out.
For further details and high resolution image requests please contact Gallery Manager Suzie Jones [email protected].
ALL IMAGES: courtesy of Drawing Room, 2018. Photographer Damian Griffiths.
From the Inside OutFrom the Inside OutAthena Papadopoulos
From the Inside OutFrom the Inside OutNilbar Güreş
From the Inside OutFrom the Inside OutInstallation shot
Emma TalbotWoman Weaving, 2018Fabric, foam, synthetic hair, wood, mdf, metal, beads, shells. Dimensions variable.
Marie JacoteyGloria in excelsis, 2018Soft pastel drawings on tissue paper.
Triptych comprised of 14 drawings, each panel.
90 x 190 cm
Nilbar GüreşLovers, 2006-2011Various sewn fabrics, necklace.
80 x 36 x 20 cm (left) 70 x 28 x 15 cm (right).