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Carol Laidler

Carol Laidler

Carol Laidler, I O In The Dark (2020), digital photograph and text. Courtesy the artist

Studio 79

Carol Laidler completed an MFA at UWE and a BA (hons) in Fine Art at Psalter Lane, Sheffield. She lived and exhibited in Germany between 1990 and 2009. Combining site-specific installations, writing, performance, sound, photography and film, her work concerns ideas surrounding narrative, history, perception and other-than-human experience.

Recent projects include: Chimera States, readings (2020/21); In Free Fall, sculpture and sound installation, in collaboration with Huma Mulji, David Alesworth, Eilis Kirby, Sarah, Rhys, Centre of Gravity, Gardiner Haskins, Bristol (2020); (The Distance) Between Us, Canopy, Forest of Dean, (2020); Every Few Hours Someone Cries, sound installation; Glenside Hospital Museum, with alldaybreakfast (2020); Walking-Not-Walking, film and performance talk with Davina Kirkpatrick, selected for Flat Pack Film Festival, Birmingham (2020); Mosquito Song, shown in Spike Island Print studio (2019); Tide Turns, film (2018); | Bank | performance talk with Carolyn Black, both presented at Liquidscapes, Dartington Hall (2018); The Bulletins of Miscellaneous Information, sound installation with David Alesworth in Lawrence Garden, Lahore Biennial (2018); Soundings sound and sculptural installation, with alldaybreakfast and Edson Burton, St Mary Redcliffe church (2017/18); Changing Rooms sound installation with Pat Jamieson, selected for Primordial Soup, Fringe Arts Bath (2017); Unlocked, promenade theatre performance, produced and written by members of alldaybreakfast, directed by Lily McLeish, Glenside Hospital Museum (2017); Unlocked residency and exhibition with alldaybreakfast, The Vestibules, Bristol City Hall and The Arcade, Bristol (2016-17)

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