Louise Anderson is a Printmaker, Artist, Educator, and Researcher, using archival and found materials as starting points to develop new ideas and ways of seeing the world. Her exhibition comes
Louise Anderson is a Printmaker, Artist, Educator, and Researcher, using archival and found materials as starting points to develop new ideas and ways of seeing the world. Her exhibition comes to the cornerHOUSE in April with a gala night on Tuesday April 11.
Louise tells us about her work;
In 2016 I completed a Masters of Art with Distinction at Kingston University.
My artistic practice starts with research of an object, a photograph or even a phrase that has captured my imagination. The physical object has always been instrumental in my inspiration.
For the final installation for my MA, I combined archival and found materials to develop new ideas and work, reinventing and creating fresh narratives of family histories to tell my story. Louise Girl unravelled the history of the female role and identity spanning 159 years. Some of the work was selected and shown in a Graduate Show run by Goldsmiths at UrbanPhotoFest2016 in the Greenwich Gallery.
Creating this body of work, I aim to convey a sense of community, referencing the role that the CORNERhouse Arts Centre provides locally and to the surrounding areas. The project came to life by a chance visit to Kingston Museum, where I found a fridge magnetic with a vintage poster of a women and the words Surbiton Lagoon.
Exploring the archives at Kingston History Centre, there has been a wealth of archival materials to research.
Photographs and texts are the foundation of the work. The images act as a metaphor; fragments of time captured in a moment, holding lost memories and forgotten stories of an urban outdoor space. Re-fashioning and re-framing those bygone days, developing a sense of playfulness, loss and bringing new life to an overlooked local history.
For more about Louise go to any of the following links;
(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
116 Douglas Road Surbiton Surrey KT6 7SB