Performance and In Conversation: Tessa Lynch

17 Aug 2017

Regular opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00

Cost of entry

£5, £3 concessions
Free for Spike Associates

Spike Island

Bristol, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 506 via Temple Meads
  • Bristol Temple Meads

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Tessa Lynch introduces her work in dialogue with Carmen Juliá, Spike Island curator, followed by a performative reading event made in response to the works on show, involving newly commissioned text works by Lucy Biddle, Louise Briggs, Jenny Richards and Rhona Warwick-Paterson.


Tessa Lynch

Tessa Lynch (b. 1984, Surrey UK) received her MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2013 and her BA Hons Tapestry from Edinburgh College of Art in 2007. Solo projects and exhibitions include: Wave Machine, David Dale, Glasgow; Painters Table, Gallery of Modern Art for Glasgow International Director's Programme, Glasgow (both 2016); Cafe Concrete, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow (2014); Raising, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh as part of GENERATION(2014); You Are Here, produced for Edinburgh’s BBC Live site screen produced by Collective Gallery, Edinburgh; Alexandrite, performance at Edinburgh International Climbing Arena and accompanying exhibition at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (both 2010).

Selected group shows and projects include: NOW, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh; EAT, SLEEP, WORK, REPEAT, The Travelling Gallery, various locations throughout Scotland (all 2017); Trigger Words, Glasgow Print Studios, Glasgow; Green Belt, Whitstable Biennale, Kent; Condowith Frutta, Rome at Southard Reid, London (all 2016); Over, Over, Over, Simone de Sousa, Detroit (2015); Mood is Made/ Temperature is Taken, curated by Quinn Latimer for GENERATION, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow (2014); Fall Scenes GSA MFA Post-Degree Project, Fleming House, Glasgow (2013); Performing Sculpture, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2012).

Tessa Lynch is currently working in collaboration with Collective, Edinburgh and landscape architects Harrison Stevens on elements of the redesign of the Collective landscape upon Edinburgh's historic Calton Hill

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