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.
|4 November 2014 – 4 January 2015||Swell the thickening surface of||Hayward Gallery||London|
|25–26 October 2014||Weekender: Fold, Unfold, Refold||Toynbee Studios|
|26–27 September 2014||SHIFT CONSTRUCT||NOW Gallery||London|
|9–15 July 2014||Scene on a Navigable River||Online|
|7 November 2013||MAKE||Axiz Arts Centre||Crewe|
|27 October 2013||MAKE||V22, The Biscuit Factory||London|
|12 October 2013||REMAKE||Bohunk Institute||Nottingham|
|12 October 2013||REMAKE||Moving Museum||London|
|6–7 July 2013||MAKE||BALTIC||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|17 May 2013||40||LUPA||London|
|22 March 2013||Performance: Swell The Thickening Surface Of||Tintype|
|3 March – 6 April 2013||Chorus: swell the thickening surface of||Tintype||London|
|17 November 2012||Remake||Chisenhale Dance Space||London|