Webinar | Joy Gerrard – Artist Talk

In an open and fascinating presentation, Joy Gerrard walks us through her career as a visual artist and the things that motivate her in her practice.

Joy Gerrard lives and works in Belfast. She graduated with a BA from NCAD, Dublin and an MA and MPhil from the Royal College of Art, London. Gerrard is known for work that investigates different systems of relations between crowds, architecture and the built environment. Using Japanese ink on paper and canvas Gerrard makes detailed ink works which re-create recent political protests from around the world.

Recent solo exhibitions include ‘Precarious Freedom’ at Highlanes Gallery (2021) and touring, ‘Put it to the People’ at the Golden Thread Gallery (2020), Belfast, ‘supermarket‘ in Stockholm with Ormston House (2019), ‘shot crowd ’at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (2017) and Protest Crowd, Peer UK, London (2015). Selected group exhibitons include: Protest and Remembrance, Cristea Roberts Gallery, London, 2019 and In a Dream You Saw A Way To Survive and You Were Full of Joy; Hayward Gallery Touring show (2016) She has installed multiple public installations since 2004 including major works in the London School of Economics, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, for Tideway (London) and Facebook (London and Dublin)

Gerrard completed an artist residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris in 2020.

 

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Recorded on 23 September 2021.

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