Ellen Bell

Artist, Critic, Lecturer / academic, Maker, Writer

Approved: 16.08.2006

With projects like Mordant (2015), in which overheard speech was captured and embedded into gallery walls, Call Me (2015), where fictional dialogues were reassembled as one incessant, spectral, phone call and sited in a public call box, Talk to Me (2011), in which a ‘conversation’ was constructed in an arts space from a continuous line of open novels and Billet Doux (2013), in which miniature nineteenth-century love notes were anonymously posted in library books, it is evident that all forms of linguistic communication have underpinned and informed Ellen Bell’s recent visual arts practice.

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