In this week of the exhibition at Workplace, Sophie Buxton will bring her studio practice into the exhibition ‘Women Artists of the North East Library’.
Using the exhibition and archive as material, she will place scans and copies alongside her own drawings to form a wall-based montage, expanding ways in which both can be read. Through processes of translation, reproduction and appropriation, Sophie offers ways to work with the library as a material to be tested, read and dispersed.
The exhibition will continue to be open as usual, 10am-6pm everyday, during this time.
A selection of Sophie’s work will be worked into the exhibition and further brought into the space for a performance event with Tess Denman-Cleaver and Nicola Singh on 23rd August 2018.
Sophie Buxton is a visual artist currently based in Newcastle. She studied Fine Art at Aberdeen and at the Royal Academy Schools, London. For the last 13 years she has developed her practice whilst looking after her old and young family. Sophie has exhibited in group exhibitions in UK and Europe and been part of many participatory and community arts projects. Recent projects include Montage Table at Northern Charter (2016) and she is project producer and co-curator of ArtHouses (2017-18).