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Solo show at Intermedia Gallery, CCA, Glasgow

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http://www.cca-glasgow.com/programme/intermedia-lotte-gertz-migrating-eye
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Residency at Cove Park June 2018

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http://covepark.org/residencies/visual-arts-scotland-i-2018
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Various Borders Placed Together

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http://goodpressgallery.co.uk
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New Work – Art Review

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Susanah Thompson’s review of ‘New Work’ in Art Review.
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Lotte Gertz – Susannah Thompson

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In Rebecca Solnit’s The Faraway Nearby, the author writes that ‘in children’s books there are inanimate objects that come to life, speaking statues, rings and words of power, talismans and amulets, and most of all, there are doors’.In Solnit’s book too, experiences and episodes that begin as ordinary events frequently become transformative or transitional, from dealing with unwanted gifts and long illnesses to coping with elderly relatives and family demands. It is perhaps the very rootedness of these experiences in reality (the domestic, routine, the body) that allows for their potential to become threshold concepts, to act as intermediate, liminal spaces between one phase and another. Though often tangential and indirect, there is something of all of these themes and motifs in Lotte Gertz’s recent work, a practice which encompasses painting, printing, collage and drawing. In a literal sense, the images and objects which populate the works, such as those in the 2015 exhibition Rugs and Letters, have their origins in items found close to hand within the artists immediate surroundings. Plants, her child’s toys, food, vases, thumbnail photographs cut from DIY flyers and mailshots, tiny snippets of paintings from book catalogues lying around the studio or home, Gertz’s collation […]
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