11:30am – 4:30pm
The NewBridge Project: Gateshead
Members: Free (£5.00 refundable deposit)
Non-members: £3.00 (plus £5.00 refundable deposit)
Students: Free (£5.00 refundable deposit)
Materiality DAY: A Dough Thing
Taking dough (not bread!) as our material we will be exploring the indissoluble relationship between mind, body and environment, investigating what it means to be in the world of objects/stuff/things, and how the materials around us affect and influence our bodies, behaviour, status and emotions. This experimental day with live dough aims to challenge us and the materials, exploring unique collaborations between dough and participants, taking on the breath of interactions and knowledge this experience can generate.
We will be getting up close to the dough so be prepared to get a bit messy. (bring/wear working clothes.)
The day will start with a warm up ‘Material Engagement Session’. Everyone to bring a thing/object/material/stuff they are interested in. We will then make up our dough which will lead into collaborative exploration…. Participants may wish to bring stuff to use with the dough, such as other materials, objects etc.
Documentation of the event will be placed on Laura’s TENDERFOOT materiality website. www.tenderfoot.co.uk
Laura White is an artist based in London. She is a member of Cubitt Studios and Gallery London where she has a studio, and is a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London.
Recent Projects/Events : WWW.TENDERFOOT.CO.UK Exploration of Materiality. Launched by QUAD Derby 17/2/17. (Ongoing project.), MARs Materiality – to open up new ways of interacting, thinking and talking about materiality – materiality as the subject rather than a vehicle for the non-material and theoretical. Event held Goldsmiths College, London. 2017
Recent Solo Exhibitions: Double agents and great refusers, theAgency Gallery London, 2017, The MALAHITE Room. Gallery Cadaqués, Cadaqués, Spain, 2013. We Can Have It All. SPACEX, Exeter, 2012/13. For living, for loving, for loathing. Pollen, Monflanquin, France, 2011. Anxious Glory. Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2010/11. Chromodomo: Laura White. Scratching Walls and Sticky Décor. The Wall House #2, Groningen, Netherlands, 2009. If I had a monkey I wouldn’t need a TV Part 1 & 2. Castlefield Gallery Manchester and Carter Presents London, 2008-09.
Recent Group Exhibitions: The Superorganism. Gallery Box, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017, WAYFARING. & Model, Leeds, curated by Laura White, 2016. The Flat Pack Session. Best Practice at Delta House Studios, London, 2016. A Colorful World. Nanjing International Art Exhibition, Nanjing China, 2014. Morphisisation. APT London, 2014. More Than I Dare to Think About: works with paper. Marlborough Contemporary, 2013. London Utd. Kling&Bang, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2013. Couriers of Taste: Contemporary artists explore consumerism and trade. Danson House, London, 2013. Cowboy Style. Marlborough Contemporary, London, 2013.
Publications: Laura White: The Stuff of Images. Castlefield Publications, (Corner House Distribution) ISBN 978-0-9559557-1-6, 2009
Image: Second. 2017. Dough and jesmonite. 88 x 80 x 16cm (changeable.) Live work.
Accessibility: NewBridge Gateshead has full accessibility, this event will take place in the Co-Work space on the ground floor of NewBridge Gateshead.