Judith AlderArtist, Curator, Event organiser, Lecturer / academic, Researcher
Are we entering a new scientific age in which immortality might actually become a reality? Would we really want to live for ever? What difference would it make if we never died? These are some of the questions which I’m asking as part of my new research project which sets out to explore man’s ongoing quest for immortality.
|Location||Eastbourne, South East|
|Activities||Practice-based research, Residencies, Training delivery, Curating, Studio practice|
|Artforms / type of project||Curatorial project, Book Works, Drawing, Installation, Photography|
|Tags||science, nature, drawing, installation, research, collaboration, event, life, immortality, medicine|
News & Events
Life and Death Conversations
I'm working on a new video and series of folded books featuring excerpts from conversations from New Immortals events. Images from the book covers now on my Axisweb profile and judithalder-live.co.uk
The New Immortals
I am delighted to say that I have been awarded a grant from The Artists Benevolent Fund to enable me to complete my ambitious new video works in time for The New Immortals exhibition in Feb 2016.
Blue Monkey +1 Open Studio
18/07/2015 – 26/07/2015
Blue Monkey Studio, Unit 9, Commercial Mews North, rear of 46-52 Commercial Road, Eastbourne BN21 3XF
A rare opportunity to visit the Blue Monkey shared workspace, meet the artists and guests, see their work and find out more about their practices. Open 10.30 - 5.30, Sat/Sun 18/19 and 25/26 July.
23/05/2015 – 24/05/2015
Curious Projects Studios, Unit 3, Commercial Mews South, 42a Commercial Road, Eastbourne BN21 3XF
A curated show of moving image work. Featuring Judith Alder, Simon Barker, Ciarán Ó Dochartaigh, Adrianna Palazzolo and Nicola Woodham. Part of the BIG ART WEEKEND at Curious Projects Studios.
The New Immortals: Myths and Miracles
Phoenix Brighton, 10–14 Waterloo Place Brighton BN2 9NB. Thursday 12 March, 6.30pm.
An illustrated talk in which Judith presents a selection of myths and miracles, from past and present, which inform the way we think about human immortality and our attempts to outwit death.
The New Immortals
New website and blog for The New Immortals project at http://thenewimmortals.net/
06/12/2014 – 06/02/2015
Curious Projects, Project Space & Gallery, The Labyrinth, 7 Mark Lane, Eastbourne BN21 4RJ.
An exhibition of working drawings by artists, contemporary craftspeople and designers who use drawing as part of their creative thinking and idea-generating process.
29/11/2014 – 14/02/2015
Riverside Gallery, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond TW9 1TP
To coincide with Richmond's annual literature festival, this exhibition showcases contemporary artists’ books – artwork in book form – from unique examples to limited edition works.
The New Immortals: A discussion with tea event.
Phoenix Brighton (by invitation)
An afternoon of readings, film clips, music, tea and conversation. Discussing immortality in an age of scientific miracles. Host Judith Alder, Chair Susan Diab.
12/09/2014 – 21/09/2014
Electro Studios Project Space, Electro Studio, Seaside Road, St Leonards on Sea. TN38 0AL
Installations created by four artists interrupting, disturbing or upsetting a sense of place. Open Fri to Sun, 12 – 4pm. Sat 12 – 6pm. PV Thurs 11 Sep, 6 – 9pm
I will be taking part in Blue Monkey Network's Shared Space residency from 7th to 19th July 2014. News of the residency at http://bluemonkeysharedspace.wordpress.com/judith-alder/
The New Immortals (What Difference Would It Make If We Never Died?)
A project exploring the quest for immortality in an age of scientific miracles. Culminating in an exhibition for Phoenix Brighton in 2016. http://thenewimmortals.net/