Anne Tallentire was born in Co. Armagh in 1949. She has lived in London since 1983. Her practice questions the significance of the mundane and overlooked in relation to cultural, social, and architectural contexts. In primarily urban situations she engages various processes of dismantling and assembling materials and systems to address daily life. Working in a range of media her practice engages video, film, performance, photography, print, drawing and text. She is a Professor Emerita in Fine Art, Central Saint Martins.
Recent solo exhibitions and projects include As Far As, Hollybush Gardens, London, (2016); Shelter, a 14-18NOW and Nerve Centre, Derry commission (2016); Object of a life, published by Copy Press (2013); This and other Things, a major retrospective, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2010); Drift, Hollybush Gardens, London (2012) and Void, Derry (2007). In 1999 she represented Ireland at the 49th Venice Biennale. Group shows include Winter Garden, Flat Time House, London (2015); Key words, Tate Liverpool; At-your-service, Technicki Muzej, Zagreb, Croatia (2014); ‘Le Monde Physique’, La Galerie, Contemporary Art Centre, Noisy-Le-Sec, Paris (2011); ‘To Here’, Bloomberg Space, London (2006); ‘Arbeit’, Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck and Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork (2005); Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (2001). Tallentire is also part of the collaborative project work-seth/tallentire with the artist John Seth which began in 1993. Exhibitions include Studio, Hollybush Gardens (2015); Densité ± 0’, Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland; 0044 (2004) and Sum of the Parts, South London Gallery (2002). She is with Chris Fite-Wassilak co-organiser of Hmn, a quarterly sound based test event project.
She and is represented by Hollybush Gardens Gallery, London.
Gallery Website: Hollybush gardens
Other general reading
Lisa Panting, Artists at Work: Anne Tallentire, (interview) London, Afterall Online (2011)
This and Other Things, Ireland: Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, (cat.); essays by Charles Esche, Rachael Thomas and Vaari Claffey. Interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist (Dublin), IMMA (2010) ISBN 987 1 907020 25 4
Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith (essay) London, Lux Online (2010) http://www.luxonline.org.uk/artists/anne_tallentire
Biog sourced from the artist on Dec 31st 2016