Florence Peake

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Florence Peake is a London-based artist who has been making work since 1995. With an extensive training in dance and a background in painting, Florence Peake's performance practice uses drawing, painting and sculpture materials combined with found and fabricated objects placed in relationship to the moving body. Site and audience, live and recorded text, wit and humour are key to her work.  Recent work includes; Lay me down at NoTT Dance festival (2015) and Modern Art Oxford (2015), Swell the thickening surface of at Hayward Gallery (2014), MAKE at BALTIC (2013) and Yorkshire Sculpture Park (2012); REMAKE at Baltic 39 (2012) and the Lanchester Gallery (2012); Chorus; Swell the Thickening Surface of at Tintype (2013); Paper Portraits (2010) at the National Portrait Gallery. As a performer, Florence works with filmmakers, artists and choreographer; Joe Moran, Gaby Agis, Serena Korda, Nicola Conibere, Gary Stevens and touring with Station House Opera’s Roadmetal, Sweetbread. Florence lectures at the Universities of Surrey and Coventry, is an Artsadmin Associate Artist 2012-15 and Associate Artist with Dance Art Foundation.

Download pdf of David Brier's review of Make in Art Monthly, June 2012

Watch a documentary about Make on Vimeo

Photo by Jon Greenland

Photo by Jon Greenland

Chorus : Swell The Thickening Surface Of © Florence Peake. Photo by Cameron Leadbetter

Chorus : Swell The Thickening Surface Of © Florence Peake. Photo by Cameron Leadbetter

Chorus : Swell The Thickening Surface Of © Florence Peake. Photo by Cameron Leadbetter

Chorus : Swell The Thickening Surface Of © Florence Peake. Photo by Cameron Leadbetter

Chorus : Swell The Thickening Surface Of © Florence Peake. Photo by Cameron Leadbetter

Chorus : Swell The Thickening Surface Of © Florence Peake. Photo by Cameron Leadbetter

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