Frances Disley: Pattern Buffer at Bluecoat

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Frances Disley 'Pattern Buffer' at Bluecoat
Frances Disley, Pattern Buffer, Bluecoat Installation View, 2020.3

Frances Disley 'Pattern Buffer' at Bluecoat, City Centre 30 July — 1 November 2020 Entrance is free — Visit now

Bluecoat prepares to present a new solo show by Frances Disley.

As a starting point for her work Disley has previously used the colourways of a high fashion tracksuit to create a moving painting and a community aerobics class as the setting for a dance performance and installation. She is interested in the things we do to feel better about ourselves, while eschewing the elitism found within the self-care industry with its obsessions with conventional beauty, ideal body mass and self-regard.

For Pattern Buffer, as with many of her previous installations, Disley will layer multi-sensory elements to create an environment that invites gallery visitors to make use of her artworks, whether that is to pause and rest in comfort, share a hobby or take something from the space.

Frances Disley 'Pattern Buffer' at Bluecoat, City Centre 30 July — 1 November 2020 Entrance is free Visit now

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