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seekers of lice

Artist, Writer, Publisher

seekers of lice proposes art as an insect bite, infecting the blood through proximity, anecdote, annexation, colonisation, infection, inoculation: scratch the itch & itch the scratch. seekers of lice works with text, image and objects. Works include writing for performance, including collaboration with other artists, making objects and text pieces for exhibition, talks, interventions, and writing for publication in books and magazines. Works are sometimes of an ephemeral nature, finding gaps and spaces in which to operate. Recent books include Theatre of Objects (VerySmallKitchen) 2012 and limber (The Knives, Forks and Spoons Press) 2013. seekers of lice has work in various collections including Tate Library, Tate Britain; Modern British Collections, The British Library; MoMA Library, USA ; Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, USA; Chelsea College of Art and Design Library, London; Artist's Book Collection, Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE; Czytelnia Liberatury Malopolski Instytut Kultury, Kraków, Poland. Contact: seekersoflice@aol.co.uk read full statement

Location Sittingbourne, South East
Artforms Intervention, Performance, Sculpture, Text

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    A text for two voices written by seekers of lice was performed by Patrick Coyle and Sophie Jung at the Bokship, London on 20.03.14.

  • quot to be exhibited in RUKSSIAN : Artist’s Book in the UK and Russia

    Tsaritsyno State Historical, Architectural, Art and Landscape Museum-Reserve, Moscow, March - May 2014. Travelling to other venues, finishing in the UK with an exhibition from Dec 2014 - Jan 2015.

  • Review of "The book is alive!"

    Review by Maria White in the latest book arts newsletter, page 36 to38 www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/newspdfs/86.pdf

  • THE NOTECARDS

    pressfreepress performed THE NOTECARDS in a lift at the Southbank Centre on 03.10.13. Text and objects by seekers of lice, performance by pressfreepress. Watch on Vimeo.

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