The Voice Imitator

Fisher, James ORCID: 0000-0003-0800-5175 and McLeod, Kate (2017) The Voice Imitator. [Show/Exhibition]

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The Voice Imitator is suite of new large-scale monotypes made in collaboration by Kate McLeod and James Fisher. The works are a response to a short story by Thomas Berhard, in which a voice imitator is invited to impersonate himself. To McLeod and Fisher this is a useful idea when considering the collaborative process. When artists are making something together, where does one voice end and the other begin? Do artists imitate their own visual voice as they enter into this kind of working relationship? The suite is organized into a series of diptychs. Conversations between silhouetted profiles emerge in these groups of prints. The head is a visual device common to both McLeod and Fisher’s work, but in The Voice Imitator it is adapted, open-mouthed, to foster a new pictorial dialogue.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NB Sculpture
N Fine Arts > ND Painting
N Fine Arts > NE Print media
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Creative Arts
Research Priority Areas: Creative Practice and Theory
Depositing User: James Fisher
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2021 16:21
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2023 09:23

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