Saturday, May 14, 2011

Sophie Lisa Beresford: "Performance", The Late Shows, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

Performance: Sophie Lisa Beresford
Workplace Gallery
Saturday 14 May 2011, 8pm - 10pm

As part of NewcastleGateshead's Late Shows Workplace Gallery presents a unique performance by Sophie Lisa Beresford, accompanying her solo exhibition in the gallery. Drawing from inspirations as diverse as Sonic the hedgehog and new-age religion, Beresford forms a compelling and coherent map of consciousness. Her daring and rigorous performances will immerse you in her overwhelmingly honest attitude to making art.

Sophie Lisa Beresford (b. 1986 Sunderland, UK) graduated from Sunderland University in 2008. Exhibitions include Group Exhibition VeSch, Vienna, Moving Image New York, USA, Mural Newspaper Abrons Art Center, New York, NADA Art Fair 2010 Miami, USA, Sideshow Nottingham, Summer Residency Exhibition Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Psychic Geography Workplace Gallery, Dancing The Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, /Slab in the City Sunderland, TOMORROW THE FUTURE Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton, "All My Favourite Singers Couldn't Sing...", Workplace Gallery. In 2010 Beresford was awarded the The Journal Culture Awards- Newcomer of the Year. Sophie Lisa Beresford lives and works in Sunderland, UK

also see:
Sophie Lisa Beresford
Solo Exhibition
Saturday 14th May
7pm until 11pm (as part of Late Shows)
Exhibition runs:
7th May - 11th  June 2011
Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm
(or by appointment)

Sophie Lisa Beresford
My Culture Is Beautiful, 2009
Single Channel Video
Duration: 7 min 49 sec
Courtesy of the artist and Workplace Gallery