I’m slipping into the role nicely. Like a slim lady’s finger, a hand sliding into a tight leather glove. New kid.
Rebecca Gould’s practice ranges from assemblage, video and textiles, dealing with concepts of labour, capital and daily rituals. The sense of history of the object, by uprooting it from the proper place in time, removes it from its origins; history evaporates and condenses into another – modifying the value of the object by a ritualistic methodology of time, place and memory. Gould studied BA Fine Art, University of Wales, Cardiff and MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London. In 2016 Gould co-founded STUDIO CYBI with Iwan Lewis, an artist-run projects www.studiocybi.com She is now based on an island off North Wales.
Gould has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions in public institutions and artist-run spaces across the UK, in places such as TURF Projects, London; Ty Pawb, Wrexham; MOSTYN, Wales and g39, Cardiff. Receiving funding from The Arts Council of Wales, Wales Arts International, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and recently The Eaton Fund. In 2017 she was nominated for The Paul Hamlyn Award for Visual Artists.
Gould was selected to be part of this year’s g39 cohort of The Freelands Foundation Artist Programme 2019 – 2021.
Selected projects include: SPRUNG SPRING, g39, Cardiff (2019); ONANIA d r e a m s, cur. Lauren de Sa Naylor, Todmorden (2019); Nightswimming, Lle Gallery, Mission Gallery, Swansea (2018); Things We Said, Studio Cybi, Anglesey (2018); WAGSTAFF’S, MOSTYN, Llandudno (2017) and MOUSSE Magazine, review (2017)
Email rebecca (at) rebeccagould.co.uk
Full CV and Portfolio available on request