For The Moves, Leung will present two newly commissioned large scale bodies of work incorporating text, sound and context specific structures. With a background in artists’ moving image discourse, Leung approaches production, exhibition and distribution as interdependent. Based on her experience of formal exhibition and event structures, her work uses this expanded range of material conditions to amplify, distend and fold together the mutual dependency of work and context. Neither medium specific nor conceptually predetermined, Leung's practice is editorial in the most material and rhythmic sense, incorporating breaths, repetitions and cadence. It is this compositional labour of subtraction that spans and meshes her works, doubling holes and constellating fragments, immersive in their evasion, opaque in their transparency. Here the terms of critique are more fluid than oppositional, felt through the skin and in the mouth.
In conjunction with The Moves at Cell Project Space, Leung will present Hollis & Money, an evening of video, readings & music, as well as a new performance conceived for audio podcast and recorded live within the exhibition.
Artist and writer Ghislaine Leung, lives and works in London and Brussels. Recent projects include 078746844 at WIELS, Brussels, Soft Open Shut at Studio Voltaire, Le Bourgeois at 3236rls, Re: Re:, Montague, Brink at CGP, London, Violent Incident, Vleeshal, Middelburg, Prosu(u)mer, EKKM, Tallinn, Performance Capture, Stedelijk, Amsterdam, A Bright Night with Serpentine Galleries and LUX. Recent writings in LA.NL, Amsterdam and Pure Fiction's Dysfiction, Frankfurt. Leung is editor of Versuch Press and member of PUBLIKATIONEN + EDITIONEN. She was resident at Hospitalfield Summer 2016 and has her collection of writing Partners forthcoming in 2017.
Developed with the generous support of The Elephant Trust, Hospitalfield Summer Residency 2016 & WIELS, Brussels.