Chetwynd’s multimedia explorations involve wild rides through art history (Giotto) and literature (Dante’s Inferno), as well as playful deconstructions of identity by changing her own name. This self-titled first solo exhibition of her work at a public gallery in Britain, led by a guide dressed as the Addams Family’s cousin Itt, includes a selection of paintings from her Bat Opera series.
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK, 25 January – 23 March 2014.
Assemble + Schools of Tomorrow: The Place We Imagine
In this fantastically creative play space, children have worked with the Turner-prize winning architectural practice Assemble to bring to life the ideas of the modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd: 'But is it art? I don’t even care'
Performance artist and Turner-prize nominee Marvin Gaye Chetwynd explains why she turned her attention to designing a children’s play area for a London leisure centre
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014
Studio International attended the opening night of Bloomberg New Contemporaries at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London to talk to those involved in this year’s competition
Aquatopia: The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep
Aquatopia: The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep occupies all of the spectacular spaces at Tate St Ives, a fitting venue overlooking Porthmeor beach on the Atlantic Ocean.
Turner Prize 2012 Exhibition
Love it or hate it, the Turner Prize is upon us once again, and, after a year’s sojourn at the BALTIC, it has returned home to Tate Britain. This year’s nominees are film artists Luke Fowler (born 1978) and Elizabeth Price (born 1966), performance artist Spartacus Chetwynd (born 1973), and the architectural draughtsman Paul Noble (born 1963), for his intricate and disturbed designs for the dystopian metropolis, Nobson Newtown