‘This is What I See’ Marjolaine Ryley - A Mid-Career Retrospective 14th Nov 2019-5th 2020 January:
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art Sunderland, The National Glass Centre, Sunderland
Bringing together twenty years of my practice ‘This is What I See’ will include a number of bodies of work which use autobiography as a starting point to explore wider societal issues. Probing themes of memory, family, loss, the garden and the counterculture my work in photography, the moving image, text and the archive will be shown together along with insights into my process and artistic methodologies.
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New Project 'A Gardener's Daughter' - Blog, Artist's Residency and Collaboration with Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.
'A Gardener's Daughter' is a project blog about how I fell in love with gardening and gardens... or should I say, how I rediscovered that love. My father was a gardener for a large part of my childhood and the gardens he worked in were my playground, the plants and people of those gardens characters in my imagined stories. But the gardens of my childhood lay dormant within me for many years. Now as an artist, photographer, lecturer, mother, allotment holder and RHS horticulture student- gardens and gardening have become both a passion and my way of finding sanity in a frenetic world. They are also the subject of my new artwork and as always with me life and art seem hopelessly entwined... So this year I am working on my new project; a collaboration with Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art and Dilston Physic Garden, where I will be Photographic Artist in Residence.
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Marjolaine Ryley has been awarded funding through Arts Council England for a new project entitled The Thin Blue Line / The Deep Red Sea. This work will document her own journey to start a family, as well as explore and question wider social, political, scientific and medical issues around pregnancy loss. You can follow Marjolaine's blog at:
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Marjolaine Ryley, will also be working with the Miscarriage Association as their Artist in Residence.
Marjoliane Ryley exhibited in a group
show at the VANE Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne- Eulogy, April 2014.
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Marjolaine Ryley presented at the-
Patterns of Disclosure Symposium: The Narrative Document and
the Photographic Book
Plymouth University, April 2014.
Symposium information: PDF
Growing up in the New Age' is published
Daylight Imprint and distributed by DAP.
If you would like to order a copy please contact the artist at- email@example.com
through one of the following links- DAP
(Distributed Art Publishers) or Daylight.
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Marjolaine Ryley received a new Arts Council Grant to include funding towards an artists' book. The Artists' Monograph 'Growing up in the New Age' will be published by Daylight Imprint in Spring 2013 and distributed by DAP.
'Daylight' is a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing
art and photography via our book, magazine, and multimedia programs. By
exploring the documentary mode along with the more conceptual concerns
of fine-art, Daylights uniquely collectible publications work to
revitalize the relationship between art, photography, and the
An exhibition of Marjolaine Ryleys new work
from the project Growing up in the New Age was shown as part of Glasgow
International at Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow 2012 and at
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, 2012. The exhibition included a range of
images and materials from the project archive, featuring the work of
A field study publication and exhibition are planned for 2011-2012 for the research project- 'growing up in the new age'. Initially funded by and Arts Council Grant.
up in the new age
Arts council award for the research project
in the new age'.
up in the new age' is showing in a group show
'Like Tears in Rain'
, Palàcio das Artes, Fàbrica de Talentos, 10
June 2010 - 2 July 2010.
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Résidence astral at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Work from the series Résidence Astral was exhibited in
the V&A Canon Photography gallery from May 2009- May 2010. A limited
edition postcard set is avalable. For more information see- www.vam.ac.uk
Pavilion represented villa mona at the 2009 Glasgow
Art Fair. www.glasgowartfair.com
Work and editioned prints from the series villa mona: a proper kind
of house are available through Pavilion. For more info see- www.pavilion.org.uk
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