Untitled Galley are again raiding Sheffield’s Bloc studios for their latest exhibition. Victoria Lucas’ new show, As It Transpired, follows an exhibition back in July by fellow Bloc member, Graham Hutchinson. Influenced by Roland Barthes’ analysis of photography, the exhibition features site-specific video and images that transform the space into an aviary for exotic birds. The white cube space itself becomes the subject of the work, the video piece mirroring the entrance to the gallery and encouraging visitors to interact with wire perches placed within the space, recreating birdsong and allowing visitor’s shadows to become part of the piece. Lucas is interested in the ephemeral nature of the moving image and photography. She studied at the University of Leeds while recent exhibitions and projects include 12 Months of Neon Love (2012), A Wakefield Rooftop; Peering Sideways (2011), Project Space Leeds, Leeds; Unfolding Sequences (2011), Studio XX, Montréal, Canada; and Swap Project (2010), The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield.
Fri 9 Nov (preview 6-9pm), Sat 10 Nov – Sat 22 Dec, Untitled Gallery, 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS. Tel: 0161 833 3087, FREE, Wed – Sat, noon-6pm, www.untitledgallerymanchester.com
Published on: Wed 5 Dec 2012