Sally WatermanArtist, Lecturer / academic, Researcher
Sally Waterman’s interdisciplinary arts practice and research is concerned with the interpretation of literature into an elusive form of self-portraiture. She creates poetic still and moving image works that explore memory, place and familial relationships, drawing upon writers such as Henry James, Sylvia Plath and Virginia Woolf.
|Activities||Lecturing, Practice-based research, Residencies, Critical writing, Curating|
|Artforms / type of project||Film & Video, Installation, Performance, Photography, Research|
|Tags||Video, Photography, Practice-based research, Literary adaptation, Memory, Family, Autobiography, Self-portraiture, Narrative, Trauma|
News & Events
Usurp Zone5 film festival
14/08/2015 – 17/08/2015
Usurp Gallery, Harrow
My 'Against' video from the 'Translucence' series has been selected for the exhibition programme at Usurp Gallery during the festival, which will feature experimental short films from 15 countries.
Global Photographies: Memory, History, Archives (August 2015)
I have a chapter in this forthcoming publication, entitled, 'Re-imagining the Family Album through Literary Adaptation'. http://www.transcript-verlag.de/978-3-8376-3006-0/global-photographies?c=810
Parental Concerns, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, 3rd July 2015
This forthcoming study day organised by the Family Ties Network will include talks by Colin Gray, David Jackson and Jill Daniels. https://familytiesnetwork.wordpress.com/events/
'Bodies of Water' film screening, Scott Building, Plymouth University (3:30pm, 11th February 2015)
My video 'February' from the 'Translucence' series will be included in the screening of 'Bodies of Water', curated by Kayla Parker.
Family Matters, Watershed, Bristol, 5th December 2014
I will discuss my recent video 'Against' at this seminar event, alongside Suze Adams, Nick Kaplony and Shawn Sobers. http://store.uwe.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=1291
Family Ties: Reframing Memory
03/07/2014 – 25/07/2014
The Peltz Gallery Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
This group show addresses the representation of family memory through photography, video and sound works by Suze Adams, Nicky Bird, Jacqueline Butler, Rosy Martin, Lizzie Thynne and Sally Waterman.