Daphne Wright in conversation with Ellen Mara De Wachter - Audiovisual
Daphne Wright in conversation with Ellen Mara De Wachter
23 October 2020 – 14 November 2020
on the occasion of
Frith Street Gallery, Golden Square
11 September – 4 November 2020
Daphne Wright’s work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions including: Crawford Art Gallery, Cork; Davies Museum, Wellesley College, Massachusetts; Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin; Arnolfini, Bristol & National Trust, Tyntesfield; New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Gallery, Roche Court, Wiltshire. Important group exhibitions include: Infinite Sculpture, Musée des Beaux Arts ENSBA, Paris traveling to the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon; Presence: The Art of Portrait, The Holburne Museum, Bath; Garden of Reason, Ham House, Richmond upon Thames. In 2018 Wright curated the exhibition The Ethics of Scrutiny at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
Ellen Mara De Wachter is a writer based in London. Her writing has featured in a range of publications, including Frieze, Art Quarterly, Art Monthly and World of Interiors. Her video essays have featured on frieze.com, and in 2017 she presented a programme about her research into artistic collaboration on BBC Radio 4. De Wachter’s 2017 book ‘Co-Art: Artists on Creative Collaboration’ (Phaidon) explores the phenomenon of collaboration in the visual arts and its potential in society at large. In 2019 she interviewed Daphne Wright for A quiet mutiny, published on the occasion of Wright’s solo exhibition at Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.