Exhibition

Viviane Sassen: Hot Mirror

22 Jun 2018 – 7 Oct 2018

Event times

Open daily,
10am - 5pm

Cost of entry

Free entry

The Hepworth Wakefield

Wakefield, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • FREE CITY BUS The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated Monday – Saturday between 9.30am and 3pm.
  • The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk) and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).

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Echoing the career of Lee Miller, internationally renowned artist Viviane Sassen (b. 1972) straddles the fashion and fine art worlds.

About

Central to this exhibition is the inspiration of Surrealism, a movement Sassen recognises as one of her earliest artistic influences, seen in the uncanny shadows, fragmented bodies and dreamlike landscapes of her work.

Hot Mirror will bring together photographs from several collections made over the last ten years, including the celebrated Flamboya and Parasomnia series (2013), shown alongside new photographs and collages, to create image-poems that draw on the Surrealist strategies of collage to offer new and unexpected juxtapositions.

As well as an overview of Sassen’s artistic practice, the exhibition will present a new version of her immersive film installation, Totem

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Viviane Sassen

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