Online talk

Join artist Alexi Marshall who will talk about the themes of rebirth, symbolism and rituals that can be found in her exhibition Cursebreakers in our First floor gallery. She will be in conversation with Flatland Projects Associate curator Phoebe Cripps and Curator of Public Programmes at Nottingham Contemporary, Canan Batur.

This event is Pay What You Can, and will be hosted on Zoom. You will receive the joining link and meeting password with your ticket upon booking.

The event will run from 7-8pm.

Speakers' Bios

Alexi Marshall

… was born in London 1995, but grew up in East Sussex, and lived in Hastings as a teenager. After moving to London at 19 she graduated from the Slade School of Art in 2018. Her work investigates rebirth, spirituality and womanhood, often investigating the cyclical nature of life and death. She uses a range of media but focuses primarily on linocut print, mosaic and textiles. Amongst other awards including the Boise travel scholarship and Antony Dawson print prize, Marshall was selected as one of the ‘Bloomberg New Contemporaries’ exhibiting at Liverpool John Moores University and The South London Gallery (2018).

In 2019 Marshall completed her first solo exhibition “The Redemption of Delilah” at Public Gallery. More recently, she took part in the group exhibition ‘Dancing At The Edge Of The World’  (2020) curated by Marcelle Joseph at Sara Zanin Gallery in Rome.

Canan Batur

… is the curator of Live Programmes at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham. Previously, she worked at De La Warr Pavilion, where she developed the exhibition projects ‘Alexi Marshall: Cursebreakers’, ‘All in the Same Storm: Pandemic Patchwork Stories’, ‘Holly Hendry: Indifferent Deep’, ‘Marc Bauer: Mal/Etre’ and ‘Zadie Xa: Child of Magohalmi and the Echoes of Creation’, and online programmes such as ’Care and Citizenship’.

She is also the co-founder of Museum for the Displaced (Mf D), currently devising a project titled ‘Seats in an Abandoned Theatre’ with Stefano Harney, Tiffany Chung, Abbas Zahedi, Daniela Ortiz, Ahmet Ogut among others. Batur has also written and developed projects at Platform Asia (2021); NTU CCA, Singapore (2020); RAW Material Company, Dakar (2019); Rupert, Vilnius (2019); 1.1, Basel (2019); Shanghai Biennial XII, Shanghai (2018). She co-directed in London (2016-2018) and was a member of the Baltic Triennial XIII curatorial team (2017-2018). She is currently working with Loading Art Space in Diyarbakır to provide consultations to artists based in and around the region. 

Phoebe Cripps

… is a writer and curator. She is associate curator at Flatland Projects in Hastings/Bexhill, and has recently been appointed curator at Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art in London. She was previously assistant curator at the Hayward Gallery, and assistant curator at the De La Warr Pavilion. She has written for Frieze, Art Monthly, the TLS, Sleek, and Rhizome.