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Emily Wardill

Emily Wardill’s works are best known for their sensual and psychologically charged refracted narratives. Wardill’s films, photographic works, drawings, and props investigate the complexities of communication and representation, the limitations and imprecision of language, and the point at which the immaterial adopts the material through insinuation.

Emily Wardill (b. 1977, UK) lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. Recent solo exhibitions include Index, Stockholm; Salzburg Kunstverein; The Collection Lincoln and Usher Gallery, Lincoln; Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby; La Loge, Brussels; Kunsthalle Lissabon, Portugal; The Showroom Gallery, London; Spacex, Exeter; de Appel, Amsterdam; London and Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London. Her works have also been included in group exhibitions at the Sydney Biennial; Venice Biennale; Tate Britain, London; Witte de With, Rotterdam; MUMOK, Vienna; and MOCA, Miami.

 

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When you fall into a trance , 2014, Video projection with sound, 72 min

When you fall into a trance, 2014, Video projection with sound, 72 min

The Palace , 2014, 16 mm, b/w film, optical sound, 7.22 min

The Palace, 2014, 16 mm, b/w film, optical sound, 7.22 min

Black and White Blaze , 2015, from the series  Fire Shakes Itself in the Air , marbling on paper, 114 x 90 x 4 cm, unique

Black and White Blaze, 2015, from the series Fire Shakes Itself in the Air, marbling on paper, 114 x 90 x 4 cm, unique

Gorky’s Fire , 2015, from the series  Fire Shakes Itself in the Air , marbling on paper, 108 x 87 x 4 cm, unique

Gorky’s Fire, 2015, from the series Fire Shakes Itself in the Air, marbling on paper, 108 x 87 x 4 cm, unique

Credits 1 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 1, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 2 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 2, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 3 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 3, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 4 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 4, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 5 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 5, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 6 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 6, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 7 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 7, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 8 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 8, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 9 , 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

Credits 9, 2013, Rayograph, 170 x 96 cm, unique

The Third Person , 2012, digital HD double screen projection, 43.50 min

The Third Person, 2012, digital HD double screen projection, 43.50 min

found himself in a walled garden on the top of a high mountain, and in the middle of it a tree with great birds on the branches, and fruit out of which, if you held a fruit to your ear, came the sound of fighting , 2012, Video projection with sound, 36 min

found himself in a walled garden on the top of a high mountain, and in the middle of it a tree with great birds on the branches, and fruit out of which, if you held a fruit to your ear, came the sound of fighting, 2012, Video projection with sound, 36 min

The Pips , 2011, 16 mm film transferred to DVD, 4 min

The Pips, 2011, 16 mm film transferred to DVD, 4 min

Fulll Firearms , 2011, Video Projection with 5.1 sound, 82 min

Fulll Firearms, 2011, Video Projection with 5.1 sound, 82 min

Game Keepers without Game , 2009, Video projection with 5.1 sound, 72 min

Game Keepers without Game, 2009, Video projection with 5.1 sound, 72 min

The Diamond (Descartes Daughter) , 2008, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 10 min

The Diamond (Descartes Daughter), 2008, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 10 min

SEA OAK , 2008, 16mm, installation, 51 min

SEA OAK, 2008, 16mm, installation, 51 min

Sick Serena and Dregs and Wreck and Wreck , 2007, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 12 min

Sick Serena and Dregs and Wreck and Wreck, 2007, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 12 min

Born Winged Animals and Honey Gatherers of the Soul , 2006, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 9 min

Born Winged Animals and Honey Gatherers of the Soul, 2006, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 9 min

Basking in what feels like ‘an ocean of grace’, I soon realise that I’m not looking at it, but rather that I AM it, recognising myself , 2006, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 8 min

Basking in what feels like ‘an ocean of grace’, I soon realise that I’m not looking at it, but rather that I AM it, recognising myself, 2006, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 8 min

Ben , 2006, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 10 min

Ben, 2006, 16mm, installation with stereo sound, 10 min