Leora Armstrong

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2018-Present

Armstrong currently focuses her interdisciplinary practice on an interaction between place and self. She articulates her work around the sensorial actions taken whilst exploring a place, marking time. Through drawing, painting and object making,  Armstrong foregrounds concerns with ecological and climatic implications.

 

 

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Silver Line I 2018
Silver Leaf on Slate 12" x 6"
Fragments - Presence and Absence 2019
Book - Cyanotype on fabric, thread. 12" x 10"
Part of Breath of Place installation show
Silver Line II 2018
Silver Leaf on Slate 12" x 6"
Breath of Place installation 2019
Cyanotype on Silk, wooden dowel, filament 104" x 42 x 15 panels
The memory of walking on a glacier that is no longer there addressing the loss of place.
EXHALE 2019 Burn Lines on Arches Paper 10" x 12"

We use semantic systems to order aural and visual responses, but for me drawing/mark-making is a form of language, translating sensory experience.
Slighe I 2018 Aquatint and drypoint on Hahnemuhle paper Edition of 15 17” H x 13” W
Slighe II 2018 Aquatint and drypoint on Hahnemuhle paper Edition of 15 17” H x 13” W
Listening II 2019 3.5 hours burn lines on Arches Paper 12 x 12 inches

We use semantic systems to order aural and visual responses, but for me drawing/mark-making is a form of language, translating sensory experience.
Trace 2019 - Slate, silver leaf monofilament 30 x 60 inches
Trace 2019 - Slate, silver leaf monofilament 30 x 60 inches (detail)
Place 2018 - Burnt Japanese paper, monofilament wire 30H x 24W x 60 D inches
Breath of Place I 2019 cyanotype on silk 44.5" x 33" framed Breath of Breath of Place show 2019
Touch 2019 Cyanotype on fabric 15 x 10 ft
Just Breathe April 2020 Burn Marks on ARches Paper 11 x 15 inches
An ongoing drawing series made in collaboration with breath.
Where We Walk 2020 - A book made whilst standing on the fragile surfaces. Cyanotype, Cotton and string
12 x 7 x 2 inches