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Poor Image Projects 1: Harriet Rickard

Harriet Rickard, still from History of a Boat, 2018.


34 Boar Lane

We are very excited to invite you to the first installment of Poor Image Projects.

Artist and Bloomberg New Contemporaries alumna Harriet Rickard will present two of her short film works followed by a live audio-visual performance:

PIP 1. Harriet Rickard
1. Muddafucka, 2016 (Film)
2. Paintings in Hospitals, 2018 (Film)
3. History of a Boat, 2018 (Performance)

Harriet Rickard graduated from BA Fine Art at the Arts University Bournemouth in 2013 and the MFA at the Slade School of Fine Art in 2016. She was selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2017 and has recently returned from a 6 month fellowship at the CCA Kitakyushu in Japan. She will be exhibiting as part of V22 Young London in September 2018.

Free event, all welcome!

About Poor Image Projects
Logo for Poor Image ProjectsPoor Image Projects (PIP) is an artist-led platform and event series for the collective exploration of audio-visual and moving image art. Each instalment of PIP aims to represent a different artistic perspective on the manifold forms and functions that time-based media, moving image and audio-visual assume.

Technical, tactile, high-definition, analogue, computer generated, sensual, ubiquitous and poor— PIP aims to acknowledge the multiplicity of AV expression and how this materialises in both artistic and everyday contexts.

The format of PIP events is fluid, shifting between screenings, flash-exhibitions, performances and artist talks. Furthermore, in response to the temporary nature of inner-city art spaces and the inherently mobile characteristics of AV media, PIP is nomadic, unfolding in various different locations in and around Leeds.

Poor Image Projects is led by artists Bethan Hughes (practice-led PhD student, University of Leeds) and Anya Stewart-Maggs (BA Fine Art alumna, University of Leeds). It is kindly sponsored by Lumen and supported by Axisweb. Additional thanks go to East Street Arts, The Tetley and Jamie Hudson.



Image: Harriet Rickard, still from History of a Boat, 2018

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