Spike Island

Louisa Fairclough

Associates Coordinator / Studio 91c

Louisa Fairclough lives and works in Bristol and has been a Spike Island studio holder since 2013. Using voice, light, ground and tidal water as material, her work takes the form of film loops, field recordings, performance and drawings.

Louisa recently presented a performance and film-sculpture at Whitstable Biennale 2014, presented I Wish I Could Be A Stone, a solo show at Danielle Arnaud (2104), Jeannie at Arnolfini (2014), exhibited in Film in Space at Camden Art Centre, London (2013), Displays at Contemporary Art Society, London (2013) and Ground Truth, a solo show at Danielle Arnaud in London (2011/12).  Fairclough’s film installation Bore Song and a series of three drawings were recently acquired by Cheltenham Museum & Art Gallery. Fairclough is an Honorary Artist Member of Contemporary Art Society

Louisa lectured at the Slade School of Fine Art from 2001 - 2008 and co-curated Mezz (www.mezz.info) from 2009 - 2012. She is currently an associate lecturer at Oxford Brookes.


Louisa Fairclough's website