Wupu Bleach Bang
July 30th – August 15th
The Pipe Factory is pleased to present Wupu Bleach Bang, a solo exhibition by artist Amandine Guruceaga. Through a series of formal experimentations, with material and form Gurucega’s has produced works for the exhibition which aim to trigger postmodernist omens, bearing witness to the poetics of creolization. Comprised of new sculptures and works on fabric, Wupu Bleach Bang summons up the complexities of post-colonialist politics deeply interwoven in both Scottish Tartans and African waxprints.
Gurucega, is based in Marseille, she has had a solo show Nana Benz at Diagonal 61 gallery, Mirador balnéaire, public order for Marseille European Capital of culture 2013
and she has participated for group shows, Les arts éphèmères, the park Maison Blanche, Marseille, Sculpture synchronisée, villa Arson, Nice, VS, Galerie Hfg Offenbach, Berlin.
In addition, she will be opening an artist run space in Marseille, Tank, where she will co-curate the opening exhibition at the end of August.
She is currently the “Triangle France” artist-in-residence at the Glasgow Sculpture Studios where she produced the works for the exhibition during her three-month sojourn.
Amandine Guruceaga (b. Toulouse, France) graduated from the School of Fine Art Marseille in 2013. Recent exhibitions include Les Arts Ephémères at the park Maison Blanche Marseille, Nana Benz (solo show) at Diagonal 61 gallery, Sculpture Synchronisée Villa Arson, Nice, Mirador balnéaire for Marseille European Capital of Culture 2013 and volet 1 degree show in Hors les murs gallery, Marseille. After her residency in Glasgow Guruceaga will undertake a residency in Paris in September at été Indien, residence du Batiment F François Villon, she will also be opening an artist run space in Marseille Tank, that will act as a workshop where she will invite other artists to share space for exhibitions, meeting and events. She will co-curate the opening exhibition at the end of August during the art fair week.
The Pipe Factory
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42 Bain St G40 2LA