Victoria Emily Sharples

Artist & researcher
︎︎︎posthumanist performativity, forensic architecture, necro-ecologies, (im)materiality, organic-machinic, technoscientific

Co-director, curator 
︎︎︎GLOAM (gallery & studios).
see: gloamgallery.com/

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Upcoming / Recent ︎︎︎

2024 Exhibition at GLOAMLocusts of the Sicky Sun with Benjamin Madden, Alexandra Searle & Joel Wycherley. Curated by Victoria Sharples. 

2024 Speaker, Talking Sculpture: Dialects of Making, symposium & exhibition in association with TSM: Talking Sculpture Making at Vessel Gallery, York St John Univeristy. Keynote: Dr. Grizelda Pollock. Curated by Dr. Charlotte Cullen

2023 Paper Contribution: ‘The shelled gastropod: trans-corporeality in necro-ecologies’ as part of the Trans Ecologies Symposium, Department of Geography at Durham University. Co-led by Dr.  Sage Brice & Dr. Felix McNulty. 

2023 Journal Article, ‘Epitaphic Readings: Diagrams as (Re)incarnations’ 2023, published as part of Performance Research Journal (PRJ) Volume 27, Issue 7 ‘On Diagrams and the Diagrammatic, edited by Dr. Andrej Mircev. Published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Ltd. Publication Date June 12 2023) ︎︎︎ 







Victoria Emily Sharples

Artist & researcher
︎︎︎posthumanist performativity, forensic architecture, necro-ecologies, (im)materiality, organic-machinic, technoscientific

Co-director, curator
︎︎︎GLOAM (gallery & studios).
see: gloamgallery.com/

About
Instagram


Upcoming / Recent ︎︎︎

2024 Exhibition at GLOAM: Locusts of the Sicky Sun with Benjamin Madden, Alexandra Searle & Joel Wycherley. Curated by Victoria Sharples.

2024 Speaker, Talking Sculpture: Dialects of Making, symposium & exhibition in association with TSM: Talking Sculpture Making at Vessel Gallery, York St John Univeristy. Keynote: Dr. Grizelda Pollock. Curated by Dr. Charlotte Cullen.

2023 Paper contribution: ‘The shelled gastropod: trans-corporeality in necro-ecologies’ as part of the Trans Ecologies Symposium, Department of Geography at Durham University. Co-led by Dr.  Sage Brice & Dr. Felix McNulty.

2023 Journal Article, ‘Epitaphic Readings: Diagrams as (Re)incarnations’ 2023, published as part of Performance Research Journal (PRJ) , Volume 27, Issue 7 ‘On Diagrams and the Diagrammatic, edited by Dr. Andrej Mircev. Published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Ltd. Publication Date June 12 2023) ︎︎︎

Aggregates, 2017

Over the course of the day, about 200 sandbags were filled with sand from the site to build a wall 10ft long. Weighing over three metric tons, the wall was then moved about 30ft across the site, each bag relayed from one end to the other in sucsession.

Aggreates was a ‘Happening’ performed by fifteen participants in Scrooby Top Quarry, Doncaster. Participants included: Alexander Kaniewski, Claire Robyn Booth, Harrison Swaby, Jackson Swaby, Jacob Denness, Joana Cifre Cerda, Kat Hendy, Katie Crabtree, Keelan Swift, Kurpnieks Klāvs, Matthew Jackson, Paul Stewart, Robbie McGann, Stu Burke, and Verity Francoise Martha. Photographers: Tom Rodgers (Pentax ME Super, 35mm film SLR) and Ricky Adams (Canon, 5D SR 24-70mm), Videographer: Rafiqfuad Yarahmadi. UAV pilots: Arron Appleyard and Adrian Appleyard.

Aggregates was exhibited at 2021-Visual Art Centre, Scunthorpe, East Street Arts, Bradford, Bloc Projects, Sheffield and Airspace Gallery, Stoke on Trent between 2017–2018.