Lesley Guy

Lesley Guy

Artist, Writer, Editor

Lesley Guy is an artist, writer and curator based in Sheffield, UK. She is a Content Curator for Axisweb and Co-director of Bloc Projects, an artist led contemporary art space. She graduated with an MA in Contemporary Fine Art from Sheffield Hallam University in 2010 and has exhibited widely across Europe, Asia and the UK. Group shows include Portmanteau, curated by g39 for Halle 14 in Leipzig, Jeune Creation at Centquatre, Paris, Appropriate Response, Vulpes Vulpes, London, POSSESSION (1) at BACC, Bangkok and Deadpan Exchange VIII at Casa Maauad in Mexico City. Forthcoming exhibitions include Totaller's Studio Wall at Paper Gallery in Manchester, as part of the collaboration Totaller, First King of the Astrogoths.

In anthropology, liminality is the term used to define the moment of confusion during rituals, when the participant no longer holds their pre-ritual status but have not yet begun the transition to the position they will hold when the ritual is complete.  Guy’s works scuttles around in this liminality, the material acting as the boundary within which to play.  
(Rebecca Key, July 2014)

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Location Newcastle, North East
Activities Lecturing, Critical writing, Studio practice
Artforms / type of project Project, Basketry, Drawing, Installation, Painting, Sculpture
Tags Art, Artist, mixed media, pizza, material, art brut, paper, experimental, fantasy, magic
Website http://www.lesleyguy.com/

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