Approved: 27.05.2020

Emily Woodruff

Artist, Writer

Approved: 27.05.2020

Fear of ourselves: intimacy/barbarism

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Artist Statement

Fear of ourselves: intimacy/barbarism

Emily’s work addresses our fear of ourselves, playing with the thin veil between our intimacy/barbarism. She invokes womanhood, power play, flesh, hedonism and violence to identify relational patterns that form an almost archetypal narrative.

CV & Education

Godiva Festival, Godiva Calling, 2015 - Spoken Word Winner MC Ultra.

Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, Verbal Warning, June 2018 - Ensemble Actor with EGO.

Fire and Dust, Girl Takeover, July 2019 - Headline Poet.

GertRude Zine, Girl Online, November 2019 - featuring ‘Sock Fetish’ from ‘PVT’ acrylic series. 

Broken Grey Wires Zine, Pinocchio’s Got Nothing on You, 2020 - featuring stills from ‘Dizzying Heights’ short film.

Talking Birds, Residency, 6th-24th April 2020 - Research and development residency.

Shoot Festival, Shutdownbutscratching micro-commission, 15th April 2020 - ‘Moulding Masks’, short film.

Theatre Absolute, In-Betweenness commission, June 2020 - Research and Development.

Coventry City of Culture Trust, Reform the Norm commission, October 2020 - ‘Ms Godiva’, acrylic on canvas.