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PARLOUR GAMES

Ann was invited to develop a piece of work by Gabriele Dangel  of the artists consultancy agency Not Famous Yet. This resulted in an invitation to an evening around the virtual fire, in celebration of Parlour Games. An interactive evening, investigating questions, instructions and traditions that surround us in the home and reference the domestic space, July 2011 more information here.

 

 

REMARKABLE AND CURIOUS CONVERSATIONS,

CURATED BY CALLY TRENCH

A series of works with artists Cally Trench and Phillip Lee, concerning zebra crossings as a place of exchange and response to place.

Campaign for Tiger Crossings, during the 365 Drawings 365 Dessins Open day at Brock Keep, Reading on Saturday 27th September 2014.

Pelican, Zebra Cross, during The Remarkable Shed Party, 15th July 2012

Office for Zebra Crossings, an interactive intervention and Triple Spin a performance by Ann Rapstoff, Philip Lee and Cally Trench at The Keep Reading, 24th - 25th March 2012

Images at The Re...Show an exhibition curated by Rekha Sameer in the furniture showroom at Out of the Dark, a project training young people in furniture restoration skills. Images were embodied responses to furniture situated in the showroom, Abercrombie Works, High Wycombe 11th November to 25th November 2011

 

In adddition Ann has met with artist Steve Perfect to walk and discuss about themes of between spaces. Remarkable and Curious Conversations is a network of interactions between artists.  These interactions may range from the tiny impact of a single comment to a full-scale collaboration. Each artist allowed the possibility of someone else having an effect on their work. The project, is curated by Cally Trench, and will run over three years from 2009 to 2012.

 

 

MINI RESIDENCY ON LIGHT VESSEL, GILLINGHAM KENT

Gilllingham, Kent April/May 2011

A short residency located on a 40 metre steel-hulled decommissioned lightship LV21 docked in Gillingham. The residency has been developed by Figure Ground . Ann continues her interest in water and site based responses.

 

 

RESIDENCY AT THE TURBINE HOUSE GALLERY, BLAKES LOCK MUSEUM

Reading, Berkshire, June 2010

A two week residency, located in The Turbine House on The Kennet, Reading, alongside Hilary Kneale. Have a look at the blog.

 

 

 

RESIDENCY AT HARCOURT ARBORETUM

Oxfordshire, July 2009

An inter-European creative exchange at Oxford University's Harcourt Arboretum, Nuneham Courtney. An inter-cultural dialogue between artists from the UK, Germany, France and Romania. The artist spent this residency exploring narrative responses to place and the immaterial possibilities of history more information

 

 

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

At Hazard, The Green Room, Manchester, July 2008

During this one day festival, the artist nominated herself as custodian of allotted spaces around Piccadilly Gardens in order to care for the health and safety of the public more information 

 

 

 

OFFICE FOR THE DISSEMINATION OF SYMPATHY

An organisation set up in 2007, which is continuing to develop, involving interaction with the public. ODS carries out research into service,  reciprocity, kindness, play, risk and exchange more information

 

 

 

THE GO-BETWEEN PROJECTS

September 07 ongoing

ongoing research and work located along the Thames, the Rhine Bonn and The Frauen Museum Bonn

An ongoing collaborative project with artist Hilary Kneale. Ann has been working independently and collaboratively with artist Hilary Kneale, since 2002. The action of collecting, transporting and exchanging water between the Thames and Rhine, informed the artists interest. The continuum of travel, walking and the notion of flow, were the starting points for this project. Research continues and is currently focusing on the action of locating water through divining, participatory collection of water and drowning more information

 

 

SPREAD 2

September - September 2007

Abergavenny Food Festival, The Art Shop Gallery, Abergavenny

Ann has been working with Barbara Dean and Hilary Kneale since 2005, as part of the collabrative artist led group, Kitchen Antics and Appliances. The work of the group addresses concerns related to questions of home, belonging and identity. Further work of the group can be seen on the

Kitchen Antics website, for work during the groups work in Wales see this link more information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CORRIDORS AND CUTTINGS

2005, ongoing

This evolving project concerns responses to urban and rural spaces and environments. At the corridors and cuttings website, text based and participatory work can be found. The project is currently exploring the non-spaces of motorways and roads more information