the de beauvoir residencies

The de beauvoir residencies are a series of residencies over the span of 12 weeks, during which 12 artists/artist collaborations will respond to and produce work in a wooden shed within a residential loft in East London.

Participating Artists for the de beauvoir residencies are:

Judit Ferencz, Ben Faga, Nadia Berri, Rejane Lhote, Kate Tiernan, Jeremy Lee, Yiman Lin, Tatiana Baskakova, Victoria Burgher, Natalie Marr, Jayne Lloyd, Marcus Orlandi, Terry Dynes, Daniella Valz-Gen and Lillian Wilkie.

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About

In Spring 2014 thirteen artists occupied and developed work in response to 20,000 sqf of a deserted office floor in East India Dock, London, under the banner of HOUSERULES.

A space for spontaneous experimentation was created for both artists and audience.

HOUSERULES has since continued, unsubscribed to a fixed location, as a nomadic occurrence appearing in unexpected places.

HOUSERULES embraces indeterminacy; bringing, but also questioning, freedom, action and play into the context of a given space. Each particular location will come with its own set of ‘house rules’ and will be the starting point for each artist’s response through his or her own artistic ‘lens’.

HOUSERULES invites artists from various disciplines to contribute. The individual works take on a variety of media, including dance/movement, film, installation, sculpture, written/spoken word and sound, all coming together to form a temporary situation of creative energy.