Louisa Fairclough
Absolute Pitch II  2014  installation  photograph by Oskar Proctor

Louisa Fairclough lives and works in Bristol. She graduated from Slade School of Fine Art with MFA (Distinction) Fine Art Media in 2000. Using voice, light, ground and tidal water as material, her work takes the form of film loops, field recordings, performance, sound installations and drawings.

Recent exhibitions include: Whitstable Biennale 2014; Flecks of a Brighter Colour, solo show at ICIA, University of Bath (2014); Jeannie at Arnolfini, Bristol (2014); Film in Space, a group show curated by Guy Sherwin at Camden Arts Centre, London (2013) and Displays at Contemporary Art Society, London (2013).

Curriculum vitae
Exhibitions at the gallery: I wish I could be a stone  2014, Ground Truth  2011, Nowhere Else But Here  2004
Selected Press
I wish I could be a stone
2014  installation  photograph by Oskar Proctor
Absolute Pitch II
2014  installation  photograph by Oskar Proctor
Absolute Pitch
2014  installation  Whitstable Biennale 2014
Compositions for a Low Tide
2014  performance  Whitstable Biennale 2014
devised with Richard Glover and performed by Rochester Cathedral choristers
Can People See Me Swallowing
2014  choral film for a stairwell  installation at Spike Island
16mm film, voice and light
devised with Richard Glover, singer Karen Middleton, sound production Richard Jeffrey-Gray
sketchbook photograph and installation documentation by Milo Newman
Your Vivid Imaginings
2014  from a series of photographs of the artist’s sister’s sketchbooks, black and white, hand processed, 16 x 18cm
2014  sound installation  Arnolfini  Bristol
two field recording monologues pressed onto vinyl and played from two turntables with headphones
commissioned by PRS Bristol New Music, performed by Gloucester Cathedral Youth Choir
photograph by Sam Francis
Song of Grief
2013  film sculpture  installation at the Camden Arts Centre  photogropah by Andy Keate
Bore Song
2011  16mm film loop with sound projected on float glass (installation detail)