Approved: 28.02.2013

Lea Torp Nielsen

Artist

Approved: 28.02.2013

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.

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Biography

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

 

 

 

Personal details:

 

Lea Torp Nielsen (b. 1973, Copenhagen, DK)

 

Yorkshire Artspace Exchange Place Studios

Studio 3.11

Exchange Street

Sheffield

S2 5SZ

 

Tel: 0044 (0)7974427708

Email: leatorp@live.com

lexiconofartisticgestures@gmail.com

 

leatorpnielsen.dk

Axisweb.org

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:

 

 

2017:

 

Totaller’s Uni-Corn-Utopia, ArtHouses 2017, Whitley Bay, UK.

Lexicon Of Artistic Gestures, Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield, UK.

 

2016  : 

 

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.

 

2015  :

 

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 (Totallers 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

 

2014  :

 

Tlazolteotller Fiesta, (Totaller - First King of the Astrogoths), East Street Arts, Leeds, UK.

Spanien 19C Galleri, Århus, Denmark.

OVERSEASONED#1-2www.itsalltropical.co.uk

The Confluence Project 2-4 www.confluenceproject.co.uk

 

2013 :

 

Object Abuse, Spinach, London, UK.  www.objectabuse.com

FLASHLIGHT BECAME DYNAMITE, Backlit, Nottingham, UK.

That Vague Delight, APG Works, Sheffield, UK.

 

 

Press:

 

Art Monthly, No 385, p.20-21, April 2015. Review by Eleanor Clayton.

The Guardian, The Guide, February 28th 2015.

 

 

Collections:

 

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:

 

2017:

 

Best In Show, Postgraduate MA/MFA show, Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK.

 

2015:

MSB2015 residency exchange with Extra Special People and Stryx in Birmingham and Bloc Projects in Sheffield Third Floor Studios Project Space, Manchester, UK.