Approved: 07.02.2017

Sue Mann

Artist

Approved: 07.02.2017

I am interested in seeking out the hidden, forgotten or reimagined aspects of architectural sites to communicate a sense of the felt experience of the space, alive with human traces, narratives and histories. Inspired by experience, memory and imagination, I enrich my enquiry with participatory working and wider contextual research.

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Biography

I am interested in seeking out the hidden, forgotten or reimagined aspects of architectural sites to communicate a sense of the felt experience of the space, alive with human traces, narratives and histories. Inspired by experience, memory and imagination, I enrich my enquiry with participatory working and wider contextual research.

Currently focusing on the natural rhythms of light and complexities of shadow, I am interested in what they may reveal about a space. Working with abstract forms, I engage in a repetitive, rhythmic action of drawing and examine how paper surfaces and marks interact with light, often working with video. 

Recent works comprise installations that incorporate drawings, prints, light and video. 

CV & Education

Education

2016   York St John University, BA (Hons), Fine Arts, Class I

2016   Vice Chancellor’s Faculty of Arts Medal

2016   Fine Arts Programme Prize

Exhibitions

2016  Resonances Retold, York Art Gallery, York

2016  See:Saw, York St John University, York

2015  Relish, The New School House Gallery, York

2015  Goddards Reimagined, National Trust at Goddards, York

2013  New Glue, Artemis Project Space, York

Projects, Residency

2016  York Art Gallery, York

2014  National Trust at Goddards, York

Projects, Studio

2017  the uncanny silence

2015  Stonebow House, York

2013  Meet Me in the Silence

2013  York Railway Station

Projects, Curatorial

2016  Illuminating York at York St John University

Projects, Documentation

2016  Vespertine #16, York

2015  York Minster Revealed, Community Engagement Team

Projects, Writing

2015   Handling Histories : Catherine Bertola at the Brontë Parsonage Museum (2011)