Dwelling is the Light
Timothy Taylor Gallery, online
15 April–15 May 2020
Diane Arbus, Vija Celmins, Hope Gangloff, Prudence Flint, Sanam Khatibi, Cassi Namoda, Hilary Pecis, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum, Fiona Rae, Antonia Showering, Kiki Smith, Lily Stockman, Lucy Williams
Inspired by the evolving effects of the global lockdown on our attitudes towards nature versus domestic life, the exhibition presents works by a multigenerational group of women artists working within a range of mediums to explore the relationship between interiors and the outdoors.
As Hessel writes, "Women—who for many centuries were simultaneously at home within but also confined to domestic spaces—retain a unique perspective on the interplay between the indoors and the unbridled freedom of the natural world.” The title, Dwelling is the Light, is drawn from William Wordsworth’s seminal 1798 poem ‘Tintern Abbey,’ which centers on the author’s meditations on the restorative powers of nature, even in the form of memory.
View the full exhibition here.