Inspired by the site and locale are these embodied folk stories. Things that did happen, might have happened and might be happening to dwellers on the leytonstonian edge of London.
The stories stride out with grim determination; navigating land-grabs, social change and disruptive interventions from various Powers That Be, against the backdrop of an increasingly resentful forest.
Whether and how they keep going is a matter of belief.
Ceramic on hornbeam with audio loops
Siobhan studied Fine Art (Sculpture) to MA level, showing nationally 1990 – 97. She was Henry Moore Fellow in residence at Byam Shaw School of Art 96-97, had commissions from LDDC, Salisbury Festival, Berwick Ramparts Project and was winner of awards including RSA , New Contemporaries ’92 and Greater London Arts. After a long break in practice, Siobhan is pleased to be exploring sculptural and context-specific possibilities again.
Venue: St John the Baptist churchyard
Address: High Road Leytonstone, E11 1HH
Dates and times:
Saturday 7th July
Venue accessibility: Yes
Artist’s website: siobhandaviesart.com