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Kate Stobbart

Newcastle upon Tyne

Without question one of the most indecisive artists of her generation Kate Stobbart is influenced by a strong sense of inadequacy and a deep-seated desire to succeed. In the work, Five Speeches, Stobbart re enacts the meticulously observed body language of public speeches by Kate Aidie, Lady Gaga, Roy Hattersley, Mark Leckey and President Obama. Stobbart has had major national and international rejections, including Artangel Open (2013), Daiwa Foundation Art Prize (2012), Jerwood Drawing Prize (2011), SPILL National Platform, London (2011), Bristol Live Open Platform, Arnolfini Gallery (2010), International Streaming Festival, The Hague (2010), New Contemporaries, London (2009), Madrid Abierto (2008), Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2008) and Saatchi Gallery, London (2008).  Stobbart's current work explores the role of non-verbal interpersonal communication within social settlings.  Stobbart lives and works in Newcastle and wants to be loved.


Outstanding Life Changing Sculptures made by other people (and me)

I never knew that I could dance like this

Hand CleansingTechniques number one: how to wash your hands with soap and water

The Great Forced LOLathon

Wish I could be like Michelle Obama

3. Trying to look like Michelle Obama when her hair got blown in the wind when she visited the Quee


Five Speeches

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