Photo: Judith Alder in Eastbourne, South East

Judith Alder

Artist, 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, Text
Tags science, nature, drawing, installation, research, collaboration, discussion, event, life, immortality

News & Events

  • 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.

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  • The New Immortals

    New website and blog for The New Immortals project at

  • Thinking Drawing

    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.

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  • Artist Books

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • Space Interrupted

    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

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  • Shared Space

    I will be taking part in Blue Monkey Network's Shared Space residency from 7th to 19th July 2014. News of the residency at

  • 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.

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