17 June 2015: Firstsite Associate Maker Scheme
Excited to announce that in May 2015 I was selected as an Associate Maker with the visual arts organisation Firstsite based in Colchester, UK. The scheme offers four makers based in the East of England a range of professional development opportunities based on self-directed pathways, across a spectrum of practical and theoretical interests. The scheme will last for the duration of 2015. Updates will be posted here and at www.firstsite.uk.net
For more information about the Associate Makers Scheme can be found here: http://www.firstsite.uk.net/page/associate-makers-2
4 June 2015: 'Skeins of Now' / 목하의 타래, solo exhibition at Gallery Sagakhyung / 갤러리 사각형 (Seoul, South Korea)
Solo exhibition of new works produced during and in response to my three month residency at Interviews studio and AiR programme, Andong, South Korea, from March to June 2015.
Alida Sayer / 알리다 세이어
'Skeins of Now' / 목하의 타래
Gallery Sagakhyung / 갤러리 사각형
2015.6.5 - 2015.6.9
Opening 2015.6.4 Thursday 18:00
Open daily 11:00 - 19:00
Gallery Sagakhyung / 갤러리 사각형
367-9, Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea / 서울시 마포구 합정동 367-9번지
Nearest station: Hapjeong (exit 7)
Design: Everyday Practice
16 May 2015: Residency blog
I have been keepng a blog to document my current resdiency at Interviews Studio and AiR programme based in Andong, South Korea.
Please follow this link to view: www.alida-sayer-interviews.tumblr.com
Photo: Fabric of the city, Andong, April 2015
26 February 2014: Screening at Pumphouse Gallery this weekend
My video piece Source will be projection mapped onto the facade of Pumphouse Gallery, Battersea Park, London, from 6-9pm on Friay 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 1st March as part of the 3D Projection Mapping Pilot event.
3D Projection Mapping Pilot
London SW11 4NJ
Friday 27th February to Saturday 1st March, 6pm to 9pm daily.
For more information please visit the gallery website: www.pumphousegallery.org.uk
23 January 2015: Residency announcement
Very happy to announce that I will be the first artist in residence with INTERVIEWS, a new artist run studio space and residency programme in Andong, South Korea. From mid-March 2015, I will be spending 3 months in and around the city; researching and making work in response to Korean culture.
Founded in 2014 and co-directed by Korean artists/film-makers Ilsun Maeng and Ingeun Kim, INTERVIEWS offers an alternative platform for cultural exchange between Korea and the wider international community.
Creatives from diverse fields nationally and internationally are invited to spend time in Andong, both to share their existing practices and to respond to Korean culture as they encounter it first-hand. The aims are to reveal fresh perspectives, to stimulate the local community and to form longer-term links worldwide, as well as challenging received ideas about the authenticity of Korean traditions.
INTERVIEWS Spring Term Residency: Alida Sayer
Andong, South Korea
18 March to 14 June 2015
For more information please visit: www.interviews.kr
8 November 2014: Upcoming show
I am excited to announce that I will be showing four works in the major touring exhibition StereoType: new directions in typography opening at BSA Space, Boston Society of Architects, USA on 13 November 2014. The show will then travel to venues across the United States for 16 months.
Boston Society of Architects
290 Congress Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210-1024
13 November 2014 - 25 May 2015
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm and weekends 10am to 5pm.
For more information please visit the gallery website: www.architects.org
6 November 2014: Now showing
I have two pieces currently on display at Marsden Woo Gallery's new location in Shoreditch.
Marsden Woo Gallery
23 Charlotte Road
London EC2A 3PB
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 6pm.
For more information please visit the gallery website: www.marsdenwoo.com
24 October 2014: Talk at GSA
Delighted to spend a day at Glasgow School of Art, delivering a talk to current BA and MA students and staff at the School of Communication, exploring the new building and discussing some of the students work.
7 August 2014: Upcoming exhibition
From 29 August to 20 September 2014 I will be exhibiting work at the annual Summer Graduate Show at Anise Gallery, London.
13a Shad Thames
London SE1 2PU
Opening hours: Thursday to Sunday 11am to 5pm.
For more information please visit the gallery website: www.anisegallery.co.uk
25 May 2014: Royal College of Art Degree Show... coming soon
I will soon be completing my MA Sculpture at the Royal College of Art and exhibiting at the RCA Show 2014. Sculpture Building, RCA Battersea Campus, 11-15 Howie Street, SW11 4AS, 18 to 29 June 2014 (closed 27 June), open 12 noon to 8pm daily.
5 May 2014: Now showing
My video piece Amid the Leaves is currently showing at the National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford, as part of the Crafts Council touring exhibition Real to Reel. The exhibition continues at Sleaford until 13 July before heading to additional venues across the UK later this year. www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk
16 April 2014: Unbinding the Book
On 16 April 2014 I gave a public lecture at the London launch of Unbinding the Book, an international competition organised by online publishers Blurb and visual arts studio Jotta. www.unbindingthebook.com