Lea Torp Nielsen’s recent subjects include investigations into the artistic gesture with collaborations and reinterpretations, shifts in private, public and fictive space, between film and photography, between found and made objects.
Torp Nielsen’s work has been shown nationally and internationally and is held in private collections. Torp Nielsen is a member of the artist collective Totaller. Recent group shows include UniCornUtopia (Totaller), ArtHouses 2017, Whitley Bay, UK, Slide Night #5, Totaller's Genesis, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK, Second Degree Potentia, Bloc Projects, Sheffield, UK,Take Me To Your Leader, Art Sheffield Parallel Programme, Sheffield, UK, Ungemütlich, Studio 1.1, London, UK, DADA100, Islington Mill, Manchester, UK, BARR-IC-ADE, (Totaller's Wall), Garage Edinburgh,UK, Tlazolteotler Fiesta! East Street Arts, Leeds, UK, 15" Deep Pan Stuffed Crust Portuguese Man O' War (Totaller’s Studio), Paper Gallery, Manchester, UK. Her work is held in the Tate Library and Archive.
CV & Education
Lea Torp Nielsen CV
Lea Torp Nielsen (b. 1973, Copenhagen, DK)
Yorkshire Artspace Exchange Place Studios
Tel: 0044 (0)7974427708
Lexicon of Artistic Gestures
MFA (distinction) from Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
BA Fine Art - Honours - First Class, Sheffield Hallam University, 2013
Board of directors Bloc Projects, Sheffield, 2014-15.
Exhibitions & Performances:
Totaller’s Uni-Corn-Utopia, ArtHouses 2017, Whitley Bay, UK.
Lexicon Of Artistic Gestures, Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield, UK.
Slide Night #5, Totaller’s Genesis, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
Second Degree Potentia, Bloc Projects, Sheffield, UK.
Take Me To Your Leader, Art Sheffield Parallel Programme, MADE NORTH Gallery, Sheffield, UK.
Umpah Lumpah - Stick It Up Your Jumpah, AGC Gallery, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
The Preparation of the Novel, The Tetley, Leeds, UK.
Ungemütlich, Studio 1.1, London, UK.
BARR'S DIAGRAMATICRECLININGMONOLITHICCIRCUITADE (Totaller’s Wall), with artist collective Totaller at Garage Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.
DADA100, Islington Mill, Manchester, UK.
15" Deep Pan Stuffed Crust Portuguese Man O' War (Totaller’s Studio), with artist collective Totaller at Paper Gallery, Machester, UK.
No Grey Areas, HAHA Gallery, Southampton, UK. www.itsalltropical.co.uk
£1 Fish, S1 Artspace, UK. www.itsalltropical.co.uk
Tlazolteotller Fiesta, (Totaller - First King of the Astrogoths), East Street Arts, Leeds, UK.
Spanien 19C Galleri, Århus, Denmark.
The Confluence Project 2-4. www.confluenceproject.co.uk
Object Abuse, Spinach, London, UK. www.objectabuse.com
FLASHLIGHT BECAME DYNAMITE, Backlit, Nottingham, UK.
That Vague Delight, APG Works, Sheffield, UK.
Art Monthly, No 385, p.20-21, April 2015. Review by Eleanor Clayton.
The Guardian, The Guide, February 28th 2015.
In private collections in Denmark, England and Wales.
BRIDGE | BRO, Memory and Forgetting. The Preparation Of The Novel. The Editions III, edited by Sharon Kivland, Tate Library and Archive, Tate Britain.
Awards & Residencies:
Best In Show, Postgraduate MA/MFA show, Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK.
MSB2015 residency exchange with Extra Special People and Stryx in Birmingham and Bloc Projects in Sheffield Third Floor Studios Project Space, Manchester, UK.