Author Archives: mixedfibres

Another time in the same place at the same time in another place

gold survival blankets, found materials (tiles, bricks, wood, readymades), binaural audio. site-specific invisible performance for an audience of one at a time (through headphones) Devised on site by louie+jesse for Schiume festival at Polveriera Francese, Forte Marghera, Venice, 2012. The … Continue reading

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Slow

Chinese Arts Centre in Manchester invited me as part of a collective of ten Manchester-based artists, to explore the concept of ‘Life Friendly’ in a two-week residency.  http://www.wearelifefriendly.blogspot.com / http://www.lifefriendlypractice.wordpress.com I wanted to explore the benign potential of “slow”, thinking … Continue reading

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A pinch of notoriety will do

Site-specific installation at the house where Quentin Crisp passed away in Claude Road, Manchester. Commissioned by Chorlton Arts Festival, May 2012.

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Back Stowell Street

An installation/invisible performance (via headphones) in Morden Tower, Newcastle, on the old city walls. The tower was originally home to the hiring and firing committee of the goldsmiths’ guild: new arrivals in the city would pass through here to be … Continue reading

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The House at the End of the Pier

I made some model-size samples last month while developing a proposal for a site-specific domestic, edible installation in response to the giddying commercial amusements of Brighton pier. These pieces are made entirely of Brighton Rock, are incredibly brittle on a … Continue reading

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Publications and Origami

  Following the mini-residency on LV21 lightship where I made Worm, Parcel and Serve last year, I contributed two pages (shown above) to a book published by Figure Ground in the form of a deck of cards showing artists’ responses … Continue reading

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Try to eat everything

Durational intervention, Liverpool, November 2011, part of Present in Public at the Bluecoat (www.givingintogift.org).   A hungry ghost in a white duvet cover offers a potlatch of free gifts made in China to Victorian sin-eaters: a gift from Bataille buys … Continue reading

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Phi

mobile phone video, 14:35 min This piece was made in August 2011 for a group show called ‘Broken Telephone’ at Exchange Project Space in London, as part of the Hackney Wick Festival. The show was an experiment in chinese whispers … Continue reading

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re:PAIR – ambonezenbosje

Above: Andrea Lenders who grew up in the ‘Ambonezenkamp’, with a photo of her family there. Cinema in the woods. Below: Renee van Rijn and Reinoud  Bekkema, local residents, in character. Preparing the scene for filming.       In June/July 2011 … Continue reading

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if we stop now, they’ll crush us like bedbugs!

site-specific installation with 4-channel audio and intermittent tv, radio and telegraph signals (via timers). In June, louie+jesse were hosted by Wyspa Institute of Art for a month-long residency in Gdansk Shipyard, curated by the Birmingham-Gdansk project Postindustrial Revolution (www.postindustrialrevolution.eu). In … Continue reading

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worm, parcel, and serve

I was invited by Figure Ground (www.figuregroundprojects.blogspot.com) along with 20 other artists, to make a site-responsive intervention on the decommissioned lightship LV21 (www.lv21.co.uk), which is now moored at Gillingham in Kent. The ship is an imposing structure, all hard metal and functional … Continue reading

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histoires concrètes

A dispersed series of sitespecific sculptures made from local clay, forming a chorographic trail, alongside a 23-minute sound work composed from local field recordings. histoires concrètes is a project realised by louie+jesse in PeerGrouP’s P.A.I.R. (www.peergroup.nl) – a temporary residence … Continue reading

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seaside postcards (Junket, 2010)

These one-off postcards were made as part of the large-scale installation Junket (Exeter, 2010 – more info below), and displayed as a set on a rotating postcard stand. They are a combination of found postcards of old masters, and found … Continue reading

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Junket

Junket was a large site-specific installation inside and outside a warehouse on the Exeter quayside,  part of a short residency organised by Surface Arts (surfacearts.co.uk), for the group show D.I.Y. in September 2010. The warehouse was previously part of a plastics factory and … Continue reading

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can i interest you in an amazing new experience?

Lidl vs. Netto was the theme of a group show in the bleak suburb of Marzahn on the outskirts of Berlin. This installation was made specially for the exhibition, which was held in an old showroom, now converted to a … Continue reading

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