GILLIAN WEARING: WE ARE HERE │ New Art Gallery, Walsall → 12 October 2014

“Ɖ Ny Ātgaḷri Wōlswl z dlîtd t priznt a ny sngl-scrīn vidiowrc bî Britiš ātist Jiłn Wẹrñ.

Wẹrñ z nôn fr hr filmz n fôṭgrafs, ẇč xplor âr public prsoṇz n prîvt lîvz. W R Hir sīz ɖ ātist rtrn t ɖ ẹria in n arnd Sandwel ẇr š gru p n fīčrz ppl fṛm ɖ West Midḷndz rījn spīcñ verịs moṇlogz az f fṛm ɖ grev. Ɖ consept fr W R Hir z têcn fṛm Americn powt Edgr Li Mastrz’ bc Spūn Rivr Anʈoḷji (1915), ẇr rezidnts rîz p fṛm ɖ grev t twc abt ɖer lîvz, losz, rgrets n memriz v Spūn Rivr, ẇč ran clôs t ɖ powt’s hômtân.

Jiłn Wẹrñ hz šôn xtnsvli in ɖ YC n acrs ɖ wrld. In 2007 ɖ ātist wz md a Royl Acaḍmišn n in 2011 š wz onrd wɖ an OBE. Wẹrñ wun ɖ Trnr Prîz in 1997.

W R Hir z a ny aqizišn prizntd bî ɖ ātist t Ɖ Ny Ātgaḷri Wōlswl wɖ asistns fṛm Âtset Cntmprri Ātfund n ɖ Ātfund, n wɖ adišnl ṣpwt fṛm ɖ ātist, Mwrīn Pêli, Šwn Rêgn n Taňa Boṇcdar.”

W R Hir wl šo at Mwrīn Pêli, Lundn fṛm 13 Octobr – 16 Nvmbr 2014.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


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