New publication: Imagination and Potential

Imagination and Potential in the work of Noëmi Lakmaier by Mary Paterson As AWG art writer in residence for Bristol, Mary Paterson used some of her time to develop this publication about Cherophobia, a 48­-hour durational living installation by the artist Noëmi Lakmaier. Cherophobia is an attempt to lift the artist’s bound and immobilised body off the… Continue reading New publication: Imagination and Potential

A Walk of View: (Whereupon She Began to Dissolve)

Performance led by Mary Paterson and Genevieve Maxwell, 2nd September 2017. Starting at Spike Island Arts Space, this performance led participants on a guided tour of Bristol. Starting with a collage poem drawn from the histories of artists, walking and women in public space, the performance turned the audience into the observers, and the observed.

Three poems for the Arnolfini

Alongside Arnolfini's Beyond the Fatigued Eye season of work in progress, I have written three pantoum poems in an installation on the walls in the basement of the building. The poems are loosely themed around the idea of movement in public space. Each poem takes a different type of movement as its source. The first poem, Soon… Continue reading Three poems for the Arnolfini

About Mary Paterson

Mary will conduct independent research, interview artists and hold workshops with local writers that take the form of regular walks. She envisages her research developing into a performance/exhibition exploring the ontology of language in an era of post-truth politics. "It Moves" a text on art writing, will soon be published as a chapter of The Creative Critic (Routledge,… Continue reading About Mary Paterson