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 (b.Scotland, lives and works on Anglesey, North Wales) 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 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 and g39, Cardiff. She was given a solo show by MOSTYN as part of Gallery 6, Uprising, funded by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, bringing to the MOSTYN a diverse range of artists at the very forefront of contemporary art practice. In 2017 she was nominated for The Paul Hamlyn Award for Visual Artists. Receiving funding from The Arts Council of Wales, Wales Arts International, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Eaton Fund.
Gould has been selected as part of g39’s cohort of 5 artists for The Freelands Foundation Artist Programme 2020 – 2022.
Recent 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), MOUSSE Magazine (2017)
Gould studied BA Fine Art, University of Wales, Cardiff and MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London.
Email rebecca (at) rebeccagould.co.uk
Full CV and Portfolio available on request