Finally installing my commission for Whipps Cross Hospital today. It marks the end of my year long residency for #walthamforestboroughofculture2019 which was supported brilliantly by @vitalarts The work covers windows along a section of the main corridor which looks out towards Epping Forest’s Hollow Ponds. The images were made on many walks in the forest and after several visits to #vestryhouse lantern slide collection and the Forest slide archives at London Metropolitan Archives. More images to come! 🎄
I have an installation in this upcoming textile show curated by @kristiandaygallery. Opens this Thursday! Also opening at the same time is @annareading Broadway Plinth piece! ⚡️ @kristiandaygallery regram: ##Please join us on December 12th from 6.30 for the private view of Parade, a Celebration of Contemporary Art Textiles, the first major exhibition curated by Kristian Day at the Broadway Gallery, Letchworth Garden City @broadway_studio_gallery Parade is presented as a survey and acclamation of recent developments in visual art textiles, showcasing the many ways in which threads and fabrics are being used by contemporary artists. Featuring recent sculpture, installation, tapestry, and textiles by Caroline Achaintre, David Mabb, Yelena Popova, Lilah Fowler, Marianne Thoermer, Boon and Baum, Katie Schwab, Bea Bonafini, Chris Alton, Fiona Curran, Anna Perach, Will Cruickshank, Mark Corfield-Moore, Gal Leshem and Cecilia Charlton. With thanks to @unihertsarts @thisisarcade @division_of_labour @garden_city_collection Private View - December 12th from 6.30 BROADWAY GALLERY, 2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EW @david_mabb @yelena_popova @lilah_fowler @mariannethoermer @boonandbaum @beabonafini @chrisalton @fiona_curran_ @anna_perach @will.cruickshank @markcorfieldmoore @galleshem_ @ceciliacharlton #carolineachaintre #davidmabb #yelenapopova #lilahfowler #mariannethoermer #boonandbaum #katieschwab #beabonafini #chrisalton #fionacurran #annaperach #willcruickshank #markcorfieldmoore #galleshem #ceciliacharlton #letchworthgardencity #contemporaryart #contemporaryarttextiles #contemporarytextiles #kristianday #letchworthheritagefoundation ##
⚡️Last day of the show! @firstsitecolchester ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’⚡️ ⚡️
⚡️Last weekend of my show! @firstsitecolchester ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ up until Sunday 3rd November⚡️ ⚡️
⚡️Last week of my show! @firstsitecolchester ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ up until Sunday 3rd November⚡️ ⚡️
Last 2 weeks of my show @firstsitecolchester ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’. Some short excerpts of a new moving image work within the installation. The sound for the first clip was made in collaboration with @clipsoundandmusic ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ is up until 3rd November.
Pressed birds foot trefoil wild flower. The ruins for the Roman theatre boundary at Gosbecks Archeaological Park in Colchester were located with the help of this wildflower, which happens to be sensitive to buried ditches and was found growing along this boundary line. Image: detail of installation in ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ @firstsitecolchester Open until 3rd November
Detail of installation at ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ @firstsitecolchester Live experiments. @algaegrrrl and I have been working together in the UCL Biochemistry labs to see if this algae will decolorise the azo dyed fabric it grows on. This idea emerged from @algaegrrrl ‘s past research in India when algae was used to cleanse heavy metals from contaminated wastewater running from artisanal workshops. @rawatdeepak25 help us a great deal by sharing his research on bacteria decolorising azo dyes.
Repost from @firstsitecolchester using @RepostRegramApp - We are delighted to announce that our current exhibition Lilah Fowler: Code Clay, Data Dirt has been extended until Sunday 3rd November. Extended until Sun 3 Nov Open every day 10am – 5pm FREE Find out more: www.firstsite.uk/lilah-fowler-code-clay-data-dirt @lilah_fowler #firstsite #colchester #essex #gallery #exhibition #code #codeclaydatadirt #data #algorithm #lilahfowler #art #artistsoninstagram
Close up of some new ceramic works @firstsitecolchester Shapes pulled from woven patterns in the show. #computergeneratedpatterns on custom made software. Huge thanks to: @rochestersquareofficial & @sevakzargarian Code Clay, Data Dirt - extended until 3 Nov.
Extended until 3 November. ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ @firstsitecolchester Right: System.5.4, 2019. Aluminium, polycarbonate Containing: a. 0297.0724.14326, 2019, moving image and sound, (sound produced in collaboration with CLIP) b. 3770.3771.3773.3774.3780.3782.3783.3784.3786.3788.3789.3790, 2018, cotton c. 17940, 2017, cotton Back: 14198.14202.3839, 2019, silk, dye, algae (Chlorella sorokiniana) as dye. @algaegrrrl @gretacsalane @clipsoundandmusic
Some more images of new works at @firstsitecolchester ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ Curtain: ‘3791’, 2019. Cotton. Plinth: a. Replica Roman pot. Circa 43 - 476 AD. Colchester. 2019, ceramic. b. Glass petrie dish 150mm, silk, Methyl Orange azo dye, agar solution, algae (Chlorella vulgaris var. viridis). c. Bird’s foot-trefoil. London, UK. d. Tuff, California, USA. Natural glass from combustion metamorphism of shale, California, USA.
Thank you to everyone who came last week. So great to see you all. The show is up until October! ‘Code Clay, Data Dirt’ @firstsitecolchester Looking at the intersection between past technologies and current infrastructure, this new work thinks about the similarities between clay and code- connected in similarly advancing the technologies of their equivalent time period. Roman clay pots and artefacts from the collections of Colchester and Ipswich Museums are displayed among new replicas, while algae has been used to dye fabric drapes and to set up live experiments within the galleries, all framed within an installation of sculpture, textile, moving image and sound. The title of the exhibition is derived from Shannon Mattern’s book Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media, which suggests that clay and code are connected in similarly advancing the technologies of their equivalent time periods. The exhibition is supported by The Elephant Trust. New work produced in collaboration with: Sound: @clipsoundandmusic Algae: Dept of Biochemical Engineering, UCL: @algaegrrrl and @gretacsalane . Dept of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi: @rawatdeepak25 Support in kind: @rochestersquareofficial and @plykeakitchens www.firstsite.uk
Opening this evening ‘Code Clay, Dirt Data’ @firstsitecolchester Thanks to @algaegrrrl @gretacsalane @rawatdeepak25 @rochestersquareofficial @plykeakitchens
Roman pot replicas. For ‘Clay Code, Dirt Data’ @firstsitecolchester I spent time at Colchester and Ipswich Museum archives, digging into the Roman history of the building’s site. A number of pieces from the collection will be exhibited with my artwork, along with these pot replicas. A retroactive thinking process into what goes into making an object meaningful. This work was supported by @rochestersquareofficial Work on show from July 19 @firstsitecolchester www.firstsite.uk
New work detail. Fixing these weavings based on digitally generated patterns. Hand made on a TC2 digital loom. ‘Code Clay, Data Dirt’ opens this Friday! @firstsitecolchester www.firstsite.uk
This Friday 19 July my solo show ‘Code Clay, Data Dirt’ @firstsitecolchester opens. Looking at the intersection between past technologies and current infrastructure, this new work thinks about the similarities between clay and code- connected in similarly advancing the technologies of their equivalent time period. Roman clay pots and artefacts from the collections of Colchester and Ipswich Museums are displayed among new replicas, while algae has been used to dye fabric drapes and to set up live experiments within the galleries, all framed within an installation of sculpture, textile, moving image and sound. The exhibition is supported by The Elephant Trust. Also opening on Friday as part of the Summer Exhibitions: Opening Celebration are solo shows by Mark Titchner and Siobhan Coen New work produced in collaboration with: Sound: @clipsoundandmusic Algae: Dept of Biochemical Engineering, UCL: @algaegrrrl and @gretacsalane . Dept of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi: @rawatdeepak25 Support in kind: @rochestersquareofficial and @plykeakitchens www.firstsite.uk
Fabric dyed using algae cultures grown by @algaegrrrl and @gretacsalane used for drapes going into my show at @firstsitecolchester opening next week. #algae #codeclaydirtdata
#wip for @firstsitecolchester coming up in July Made @rochestersquareofficial
About to dye some silk! 15kg of Algae and turbo growth media made up for me by @algaegrrrl and @gretacsalane from Biochem @UCL Making new work for a show @firstsitecolchester coming up
Opening today! I’ve installed work in a room at Frauenmuseum, Bonn for ‘Bauhaus *innen räume’ curated by Marianne Pitzen. @frauenmuseum Also includes works by @arndtkirstin @annekekleinkranenbarg Maria Maier, Louise Rietvink, Vera Röhm, @ritarohlfing and Sibyl Rosenboom. Open until 27 Oct 2019
Some new images from Sie machen was sie wollen at Varna City Art Gallery, Bulgaria Curated by Mélange. ‘The house of nature’ I’m showing work alongside @evalhoest Organised by Ruslan Daskalov and Lukas Schmenger. On until 26th May!
A pleasure to be working with @megamelange on this project. Sie machen was sie wollen 26.04. - 26.05.2019 Varna City Art Gallery Boris Georgiev ul. Lyuben Karavelov 1 9002 Varna, Bulgaria Organised by Ruslan Daskalov und Lukas Schmenger Mélange - The house of nature with Lilah Fowler & Eva L´Hoest Institut fuer Bienenzucht - The house of endless joy with Hans Bellmer, Beth Collar, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Jiri Kovanda, Rune Mields, Max Ruf, Andreas Schmitten, Markus Selg Ruslan Daskalov - The house of moonlight with Anders Clausen, Ruslan Daskalov, Sabrina Fritsch, Roshni Grunenberg, Thomas Grünfeld, Melissa Hopson, Vladimir Ivanov, Julian Kirchner, Tsvetan Krastev, Sarah Kürten, Gerhard Merz, Olga Pfeffer, Lukas Schmenger, Kiril Shivarov, Andreas Schulze, Philip Seibel, Vanko Urumov EXC - The house of her @evalhoest
Showing some work in this exhibition opening tomorrow night @thamessidestudiosse18 curated by @lizzyadrury and @neenapercy
Colour experiments with algae. Pictures from a morning with @algaegrrrl in UCL’s BioChemistry lab setting up experiments to see how algae will de-colourise our azo dyed fabric. A thanks to Deepak Rawat for sharing his research to help us begin! #algae
Showing a few pieces in this group show opening Wednesday. @tjboulting #subversivestitch
New publication just printed for both #nthnature shows this year @assembly_point and @galeriegiselaclement Featuring an English essay by Oliver Basciano @olibasciano #intheplaceofthedigital and a German essay by Patrick C. Haas @constantinlepus #Datenflüssedarstellen It contains digital images from a custom-built computer programme, using changing, arbitrary data points to generate unlimited unique patterns. Beautifully and generously designed by James Edgar @james__edgar__ and Christopher Lacy and published by @assembly_point 🙏 To read the texts by Oliver and Patrick visit: http://www.lilahfowler.com/text/
In 2016 I had the privilege of being an Artist-in-Residence at the Montello Foundation’s retreat in the in an isolated valley in the Northeastern corner of Nevada, in what is known as the Sagebrush Desert. @montellofoundation The Montello Foundation is now expanding its mission to offer an opportunity for this type of insight and experience to the general public by building a Desert Waypoint. They have a kickstarter ending in 2 days, with many artist prints available! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/montellofoundation/a-waypoint-in-the-desert?ref=discovery&term=montello
💥#annialbers #tatemodern #gouache
Getting ready for a sound performance tonight @galeriegiselaclement Edis Ludwig’s #puredata composition building on a field recording of mine. #nthnature #edisludwig
(41.3762000,-114.4169830)⠀ Sound performance @galeriegiselaclement this Thursday 25th October. ⠀ ⠀ I have invited Essen based musician, Edis Ludwig to create a sound work within my show ‘nth nature’, based on a field recording in Nevada of mine. He will be performing this live at 7.30pm Also showing is @alexgrein’s solo sho @artichoke, and #data 2 person show with @juliusbrauckman and @dennissiering⠀ ⠀ Image- Drawing for Land Use #18. Collage⠀ #nthnature⠀ @galeriegiselaclement⠀
Fallen leaf by Ophelia winds containing Sarahan Dust, Victoria Park, London, 2017. / Thin section, 2016. Jesmonite, pigment. ⠀ #nthnature @galeriegiselaclement
Drawing for land use #8. Collage.⠀ ⠀ #nthnature #collage
33.977, -116.678, 921m, 2016. Silk scarf./Blue Grama, Quemado, New Mexico./ASTER relief, North Rhine Westphalia coal mines, polystyrene, aluminium.⠀ #nthnature @galeriegiselaclement
‘System Integration’2018. Aluminium, acrylic, polycarbonate.⠀ a. Leaf, Thames Barrier, London⠀ b. Thin section, 2018. Jesmonite, pigment.⠀ c. 0583,0595,0602,1268. 2017. cotton.⠀ d. Leaf, Goonhilly Visitors Centre, Cornwall.⠀ ⠀ #nthnature @galeriegiselaclement
New work #nthnature @galeriegiselaclement #weaving #handwovenrug #computergeneratedpattern
@kubaparis review by @nellygawellek #kubaparis #journalofyoungart #nthnature @galeriegiselaclement @alexgrein #artichoke @dennissiering @juliusbraukmann #data
New work in my show #nthnature @galeriegiselaclement #weaving #computergeneratedpattern
My show ‘nth nature’ at @galeriegiselaclement is open today as part of Saisonstart Bonn with a talk at 4pm panelled by Anne-Marie Bonnet (Professor of Art History at Bonn University). Also on show is ‘Artichoke’ by @aglreixn and ‘DATA’ in the project space with @dennis_siering and @julius.brauckmann #nthnature #galeriegiselaclement