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Hyphen - An Exposition Between Art and Research - Private Viewing


Private Viewing

Hyphen - An Exposition Between Art and Research will be formally opened by Gregory Sporton, Head of School, Westminster School of Arts on Thursday 21 March 2019.

The private view is from 6–9 pm and is free to attend, but please RSVP here by 18 March 2019:

The exhibition is open from, 22–27 March 2019. 12–6pm daily, late opening for special events. I will be posting details of my events in the coming days.

I will be at the private viewing and be making myself available to speak to guests about my research into sex workers as image-makers. If you have any questions, then please use the contact form.


PhD artist and researcher collective CREAM/CAMRI Caucus present Hyphen - An Exposition Between Art and Research at Ambika P3 from 22–27 March. This exhibition brings together PhD researchers, alumni and staff from University of Westminster, showcasing works across photography and film, music, dance and performance art, sculpture and installation art, while also featuring a programme of workshops, talks and discussions.

The hyphen traverses an in-between space, opens up connections, embodies relations, exceeds boundaries. The contributions to the exhibition all deal in some way with an activation of this liminal quality: They investigate the ways in which art can be research and research can be art. They question how knowledge exists in the body and is embodied in objects, images and sounds. They recognise art and research as practices that occur in expanded fields of being, sensing and knowing with others.

The works in the exhibition engage with matters of power, representation and surveillance in the archive or through photographs; investigate memory, mythology and storytelling through film and ceramics; interrogate consequences and reverberations of displacement, decolonisation and precarious or marginalised labour practices. The artwork is seen here as an activator: a material rendering of research which in its own mode of subsistence poses new questions, suggests new trajectories and combinations, eludes habitual modes of being and knowing.

More Information

The exhibition coincides with the launch of the new online journal Hyphen, an open access online journal focused on writing as an expanded and open-ended practice:

Participating artists: Iwona Abrams, Andreia Alves de Oliveira, Estéfani Bouza, Gilbert Calleja, George Clark, Sue Goldschmidt, Sunil Gupta, Eddy Hackett, Monika Jaeckel, Ana Janeiro Fernandes, Matthias Kispert, Reka Komoli, David Leahy, Trenton Lee, Barbara Matas Moris, Camille Melissa, Jini Rawlings, Arne Sjögren, Deniz Sözen, Jol Thomson.

Hyphen - An Exposition Between Art and Research is accompanied by a series of lectures, artists talks, symposia, performances and audience interactions. I will be posting details of my events shortly.

For more information:

Earlier Event: March 21
Hyphen Exhibition at Ambika P3
Later Event: March 22
Artist Talk - Friday 22nd March