Approved: 15.01.2013

Annie Carpenter

Artist, Curator

Archived
Approved: 15.01.2013

Annie Carpenter is based at Rogue Studios in Manchester where she co-curates the Rogue Project Space along with Taneesha Ahmed. Her work has revolved around the links between science and the labour of artists, through the exposure of the process of ‘working’. Themes of trying, failing and industry are recurrent in her practice and are explored through sculpture, video, curating, and writing. She recently

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  • Location: Manchester, North West
  • Artforms: Film & video, Sculpture
  • Tags: experiment, performance, play, work, labour, lathe, productivity, physics, science, industry, light, smoke, sculpture, relativity, thermodynamics
 

Biography

Annie Carpenter is based at Rogue Studios in Manchester where she co-curates the Rogue Project Space along with Taneesha Ahmed. Her work has revolved around the links between science and the labour of artists, through the exposure of the process of ‘working’. Themes of trying, failing and industry are recurrent in her practice and are explored through sculpture, video, curating, and writing. She recently completed an MA Fine Art at Manchester School of Art and is studying towards BSc Natural Sciences with the Open University.

CV & Education

Exhibitions and events

2013
Benzie Building Opening, Manchester School of Art, Manchester
Our Times, Mexico Leeds. Curated by Amalie Jakobsen and Oskar Jönsson
Rogue Open Studios, Rogue Artists’ Studios, Manchester
Manchester School of Art MA Show, Manchester School of Art, Manchester
I-Park Open Studios, I-Park Artist Retreat, Connecticut, USA
Little May Day 2: Ahmed & Carpenter Carry the Can, Chinese Arts Center, Manchester
Schools of Art Vol. III, Oktogon Gallery, Dresden, Germany. Curated by Susanne Greinke
Ways to Escape, 2022, Manchester. Curated by Saoirse Higgins and Fabrizio Cocchiarella
Bring Your Own Beamer, Lionel Dobie Project, Manchester
VS, Rogue Project Space, Manchester
2012
Oil, Grease and Rubber, Piccadilly Place, Manchester
Fayre, Rogue Project Space, Manchester. Curated by Ahmed & Carpenter
Rogue Open Studios, Rogue Artists’ Studios, Manchester
Elevation to a Crash Pad, The Monks Gallery, Lincoln. Curated by Tom Cretney and Nick Simpson
The Art Book Book Shop Residency, Oxfam Bookshop, Leamington Spa
Interim I & II, Neo:Artists Bark St Space, Bolton and Bankley Studios Gallery, Manchester
Prospectus, Triangle Space, Chelsea School of Art, London.
Distilled Life Part, 1 Bakerie, Manchester. Curated by Mike Chavez-Dawson
Switch/Over, Wimbledon Space, London. Curated by Taneesha Ahmed, Holly Black
nine-to-five-to-nine, Art in Unusual Spaces, Leeds. Curated by Yvonne Carmichael
Exhibition, Kraak, Manchester.
2011
Office Christmas Party, Rogue Artists’ Studios, Manchester. Curated by Ahmed & Carpenter
Community – Consume & Collaborate, Cord, Manchester Curated by Lydia Meiying, Cameron Steward, Sarah Reid
Rogue Open Studios, Rogue Artists’ Studios, Manchester.
Multiple Occupancy, Hatch Space, Deptford, London. Curated by Jenny Steele, Harriet Hill
Office Party, Rogue Artists’ Studios, Manchester. Curated by Ahmed & Carpenter
Production of Curation, Rogue Project Space, Manchester. Curated by Taneesha Ahmed
Iglooism, Hive Gallery, Barnsley
2010
Customer Circus, The Triangle Shopping Centre, Manchester. Curated by Taneesha Ahmed
A Room of Words, South Square Gallery, Thornton, Bradford. Curated by Deborah Britton
The Art Book Book Shop, Oxfam Books & Music, Leamington Spa. Curated by Annie Carpenter
2009
LDS, 09 Leeds University, Leeds. Curated by Francesco Ventrella
White, Hope House Gallery, Leeds.
Dark Day 09, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds. Curated by Susanna Davies-Crooke
2008
From Book to Book, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds. Curated by Chris Taylor and John McDowal