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Intimacy Stages, Cleopatra's Lounge, Huddersfield, Downstairs, 2024 by Alison J Carr

Highlights: 24 - 30 June, 2024

New Art Highlights of the week includes: Frances Willoughby, Michael Day, Anna Falcini and Alison J Carr


End After End, 2022

Frances Willoughby

End After End, 2022 by Frances Willoughby


Table cloth, fabric and beads.



Epicentres, 2014

Michael Day

Epicentres, 2014 by Michael Day


Epicentres is a book containing a collection of computer-generated images that indicate the position of earthquakes in remote locations. Tremors that are low on the Richter scale might only be sensed by seismological recording equipment rather than be felt by humans. These images have been automatically generated from sensor data, and exist as automated representations of geological events that may never have been subjectively experienced.

Title: Epicentres
Media: Softback publication
Page Size: 148mm x 210mm
Pages: 28pp
Illustrations: 24 Colour
Illustrations Dimensions: 108mm x 165mm
Further Details: Produced as part of The Editions, by Guerilla Writers, edited by Sharon Kivland. In addition to a book following the constraint of a single cover design and title page, to which all were obliged to conform, each author has produced a poster, which folds neatly into her/his book. There is an editor’s catalogue/index. The publications are accompanied by a series of readings and performances.

Exhibited at:
Northern Light, SIA Gallery, Sheffield, July 2016
Manchester Artists Book Fair, Holden Gallery, October 2015London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, September 2015
Liverpool Artists Book Fair, Liverpool Central Library, July 2015
Pages International Contemporary Artist’s Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds, March 2015
The Hepworth Print Fair, The Hepworth, Wakefield, March 2015


In dialogue with Gwen John : Cette Petite Lettre Performance, 2024

Anna Falcini

In dialogue with Gwen John : Cette Petite Lettre Performance, 2024 by Anna Falcini


Cette Petite Lettre recreates a letter of 1909-12 by Gwen John to her lover, Auguste Rodin that threw light upon her feelings during their intimate relationship. In the letter, Gwen John makes reference to a sculpture called Whistler’s Muse, by Rodin that she was modelling for and she expresses her frustration that he did not meet her in person but instead sent his Secretary. She describes how this action had turned her heart to ice.


Intimacy Stages, Cleopatra's Lounge, Huddersfield, Downstairs, 2024

Alison J Carr

Intimacy Stages, Cleopatra's Lounge, Huddersfield, Downstairs, 2024 by Alison J Carr


This series evolves my theatre photographs. Frontal views of darkened spaces: spaces designed to offer comfort in the shadows and soft lighting. The darkness creates a restricted palette of colours. I like the visual connections between the theatres and these photos. Like the mouldings from the theatres have become wallpapers here. These visual cues and codes of the space suggest what takes place, the absent embodied action. The slightly unfamiliar layouts and the particular furniture choices are suggestive. I want the viewer to wonder: what happens here? The images convey closeness and intimacy. The stage in the title is right there, but it’s implied. So the viewer must imagine what the photos only hint at, rather than literalise. 






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