microscope work

here are some short videos taken on my phone, looking through a pocket microscope to draw with suit fibres, saliva, watercolour on watercolour paper https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPNoeo8cIk68IZDEFBouYiYW7DRgcFFAQZ3SnT5dWBYcVcPeA-DbutvUIvA-AJXKw/photo/AF1QipOoxxH9ruI466aYiP9gFE_D8XRh6g3KMcSmVyOv?key=RS1CZ0NrUTd0VG9FUWJULXM2Q2F4eUQ1TlN3MkV3 View this post on Instagram Saliva, watercolour. Trying to make a mark. A post shared by Sally Barker (@sallyjbarker) on Dec 13, 2018 at 1:03pm PST https://tinyurl.com/yaupz5x3 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1amYSP04j69NNIAfPpXugt25sFnLGQhX2/view?ts=5c196e4e

Nasty Women Wigan

I am proud to be showing my wire piece, “Matrilinear”, tomorrow, 9.8.17, in the Nasty Women exhibition in Wigan, part of the global, feminist, Nasty Woman campaign. Matrilinear is a celebration of the strengths, vulnerabilities and inherent connectivity of generations of  motherhood, details of the exhibition below, all welcome : We cordially invite you to … Read more

Head Above Water, 2016-2017

an exhibition touring 3 coastal venues. Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth Strange Cargo, Folkestone Crescent Arts, Scarborough   curated by Lara Goodband The transformative effects of sea bathing that inspire artists and writers are captured in an exhibition that explores its sensations, stories and psychological impact. Head Above Water reveals the embodied imagination of the swimmer’s … Read more

2015: artist residency at FUSE Artspace , Bradford, 2015.

This week long residency at  FUSE in November 2015, was part of a series of residencies exploring environmental  issues, leading up to the COP21 conference in Paris in December. The residency offered the space and freedom to explore process, with no outcomes, restrictions and very little limitation. My initial preconceived ideas for the work were to make some kind of shelter, … Read more

Tate Modern Bird Feeder

This piece was commissioned for “Upstaging Nature”, a group exhibition of site responsive work in Sydenham Woods, S. London. The wood and perspex box contains a model scale Tate Modern, cast in bird seed and lard. The box has various holes drilled into it: access for the birds, over the 3 weeks they devoured Tate Modern, whilst being themselves on … Read more

artist talk – Friday 28th June

I will be talking with curator Lara Goodband, about my work in relation to my current group exhibition at Bradford 1 Gallery, on Friday, 28th June at 1pm. The exhibition marks the end of the Watershed  Landscape Project and exhibits all 6 commissioned  artists and writers. the talk is free and in the gallery