EMMA RUSHTON

 

SINISTER ISLAND launch invite FINAL

Week 2 (14th – 19th August)

The Wailing Project on Sinister Island

To express your interest in this project please contact Emma Rushton at thewailingproject@gmail.com
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Covered van outside apt. Sinister Island, The Wailing Project launch

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Talking in front of work by Alison Gill

Janice painting in space

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Kirsty Ferguson-Lewis Wailing performance in front of Large Red Curtain by Emma Rushton

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T.L.O.M. sticker on van

TLOM on red bus

T.L.O.M sticker on London bus

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T.L.O.M sticker on van

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Van interior – site for private, silent, individual wailing and T.L.O.M sticker

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Large red curtain – site for public, collective, loud wailing

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Janice McNab ‘The Sun at Night’

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Works arrive from Melanie Jackson – tea towel and gifs, and Janice McNab – painting

Making van cover in apt

Making van cover in apt front space

 

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Making paper pattern for van cover, Kentish Town

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White van doesn’t quite fit in the gallery….

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It goes back outside


Biography

Rushton is currently developing a new body of work ‘The Wailing Project’ which will begin with an open call and week of activation of the gallery space here at A.P.T. under the sub-heading Sinister Island. She has also been involved in TRAFFIC, a cross European arts programme set up by Lokaal 01, Antwerp, involving artists and art schools in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium & Germany in a programme of events, discussions and exhibitions.
She collaborated with Derek Tyman between 2000 to 2016. Their solo exhibitions include: Dread of Scarcity, Fear of Abundance at Simultanhalle (Koln); Fear of the Surplus at The Tetley (Leeds); The Good Life at Lanternhouse (Lake District) and The Argument is not finished and the stage is still being built at Argument Arts Space (Netherlands).
Emma Rushton studied at Brighton University and  The Royal College of Art. She is currently a Fine Art lecturer at the University of Leeds.
Website

The Wailing Project Open Call, pdf final