Sunday 14th January 2018, starting promptly at 4pm
The Periodic Tables is a collaborative research project into elemental materiality. U, is for Uranium, presented here as spoken and uttered addresses made through the voices of organisms sited in the primordial soup of the Gullet.
Rachel Pimm (b. Harare, 1984, lives in London) works in sculpture, video, text and performance to make work that explores environments and their materialities, histories and politics often from the point of view of non-human agents such as plants, minerals, worms, water, gravity or rubber. Solo Shows include Resistant Materials, Hales Gallery, London (2017) Jerwood Space, London (2016) and Natural Selection, Zabludowicz Collection (2014). Pimm’s work has been included in recent programmes including ANDOR, Tenderpixel, Chisenhale Gallery, Royal Academy (Dazed Magazine Energing Artist award 2015), and Serpentine Gallery (all London 2014-2016). Recent Residencies include Rabbit Island, Michigan, USA (2017), Hospitalfield, Arbroath, Scotland (2016), and Joya Arte E Ecologia, Spain (2013). She has a BA in Fine Art 4D from Central Saint Martins (2006) and an MFA Fine Art from Goldsmiths (2013), was a founder of London project space Auto Italia and currently lectures in Fine Art at Camberwell College of Art, UAL and Arts University Bournemouth. Recent press includes Artforum (Resistant materials, Sywia Serafinowicz) Frieze Magazine (Art and Life, Ellen Mara De Wachter), Art Monthly (Feature, Chris Fite-Wassilak, Art and the Chuthulucene, Jamie Sutcliffe) She is currently working on a forthcoming commission for Experiments in Art + Science with Cambridge University Gurdon Institute and Kettles Yard, Cambridge.
Julia Crabtree & William Evans were recipients of the ‘Nina Stewart Residency award’ at South London Gallery (2014), ‘Future Residency’, at Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge (2014) and the ‘Mary Hofsetter Legacy Scholarship’ for the ‘New Materiality’ residency at Banff Centre, Canada (2016). Recent commissions include ‘Crutch’ exhibited as part of ‘Maximum Overdrive’ at Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea (2017), ‘Gulch’, Walter Phillips Gallery, Canada (2016), ‘Antonio Bay’, South London Gallery (2014) and ‘Hyper Bole’ Legion TV, London (2014). Their work has been included in group exhibitions ‘The Uncanny Valley’, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (2015) and ‘Back to the Things Themselves’, Assembly Point (2015). They are currently Somerset House Studio Residents.
Part of Schema, a series of public programme commissions generously supported by Arts Council England