Artist talk presented by Photoworks and University of Brighton Photography

Using still and moving image, collage and painting, Esther Teichmann creates alternate worlds that blur autobiography and fiction. Central to her work lies an exploration of the origins of fantasy and desire and how these are bound to experiences of loss and representation.

In this artist talk, Esther will explain her approach to making work, the themes explored within it, her use of still and moving image and the techniques she uses for installation.

About the artist

Esther Teichmann (b Germany,1980) has lived in London since she was eighteen and earned her MA and doctorate at the Royal College of Art. She has exhibited widely and a monograph of visual works, Fulmine, and a book of essays, Falling – On Loss, Desire and the Photographic, will be published by Stanley/ Barker in 2017. In 2013 Esther was a guest professor at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and she is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Arts London and visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art. Her solo exhibition Heavy the Sea shows until May 2017 at Transformer Station, Cleveland.

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