Other examples of my previous work for 2022 Choreodrome residency

– The Deathbed skiing video I submitted in my application, followed a pilot in The Showroom, with the movement there shown in some 2D digital art : http://www.carolinemawer.com/deathbed-skiing/ – Luscious Fruiting Forest of Dreams: the video here shows a later part of my Tara Arts performance: – with the pilot shown in 2D here: http://www.carolinemawer.com/4-ultimate-living/  …

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Love and resilience in Camden amidst Covid

Standing in my Luscious Fruiting Forest of Dreams

Details of Vanessa’s previous work are as in email Here below are brief details of some of my relevant pieces : Upcoming is: Lest we forget: a five minute two-hander live performance – is going to be shown in Cockpit Theatre in January 2022. Before that, chronologically: I made an intimate performance about my dad’s …

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My Covid-era work – so far …

Im sitting - in my shorts - in my installation. Theres a prisoner in Guantanamo orange ranting on her phone, a coffin with the corpse shown rotting on the side, and a vulnerable naked woman lying on the sofa. Theres lots more not visible here.

Here are brief details of most of my Covid-era pieces – so far:Starting from the first lockdown, being forcibly separated from my previous ‘normal’ helped (actually forced!) me to work with a range of new-to-me media – including installation, (prize-winning) film, mixed photo-drawing, and weaving. I’ve used these to reflect on my ever-changing lived experience in the …

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I’m in a cage

A barred and padlocked door. With a standard green Emergency Exit sign overlaid with a big red NO EXIT sign

Dexter Bentley asked me to contribute a 2021 One Minute Wonder. I submitted “I’m in a Cage“ All the 120 sound pieces are here. With my piece near 1:25:00 Here are my words below.Though I’m now only too aware that what originally felt like the outrageously enormous number of 100,000 daily Covid cases – was …

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Exquisite corpse: throwing people overboard

composite modified turners slave ship - with the ship on the painting to show the drowning slaves with added union jack on the maim=n mast plus cartoon of boris pushing a woman in a wheelchair off the back of the ship

Sapphire Goss invited me to take part in a lockdown ‘exquisite corpse’ experimental film. In this Surrealist method, words or images are created as a group – sequentially but blindly – each person only sees the last fragment of whatever the previous person has made. The overall theme was Interiors – and I had a …

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Life, Interrupted: 14 Sept-14 Oct

grid of thumbnails of submissions from artist in group exhibition

I got a very generous share of the time at the opening event of this digital group exhibition at the Socially Engaged Art Salon, Brighton. Theres more from all the other artists here: https://www.seasbrighton.org/life-interrupted-gallery And more on my own submission here: https://www.seasbrighton.org/post/life-interrupted-caroline-mawer

The THIRD WAVE: references

This 6 minute film explores inequalities in the Covid-19 pandemic – including my own shielding, BAME inequalities, and the slaughter in care homes. I’ve included some archive from the 1918 pandemic, created some specific new art, and included a few elements from the archive I have created of my own shielding. There’s more of the …

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