Libita Clayton

  • Venue: Fine Art Lecture Theatre
  • Start: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 17:15:00 GMT
  • End: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:00:00 GMT

Libita Clayton generates performances, programmes events and sets up discursive situations, often working in partnership with DIY broadcasting / publishing cultures and collectives. Sampling from a variety of references including; beat juggling, sci-fi literature, set design and public theatre. She responds to sites of post trauma, extraction and upheaval through research, dissemination and improvisation. Calling into question and mutating out of - dominant narratives and subterranean power structures.

Libita Clayton is the recent recipient of the Freelands Artist Programme in association with Gasworks, London, UK (2018-19), and the Triangle Network Fellowship with the Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa, (Jan-April 2018).

Libita is based at Spike Island studios, Bristol, UK. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Print & Digital Media from Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London in 2009.

Recent exhibitions and performances include: 4717, RCA/LUX, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London; Memento Mori, Kalashnikovv 3.0, Johannesburg, (all 2018); DEBUNK, Arnolfini, Bristol; Going Along Without a Body, Iklectik, London; History Lessons: Fluid Records, South London Gallery; Lexis Over Land – Towards a Feminist Geography, Tremenheere Sculpture Gallery, Cornwall; Diaspora Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale; (all 2017); Gal-Dem WOC friday late, Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Beyond words, Book Works, Central Library, Freedom Festival, Hull, (all 2016).


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