Emily Speed

Emily Speed is a visual artist based in Liverpool, who explores the relationship between the body and architecture through sculpture, performance and film. Speed was the Derek Hill Scholar in Drawing at the British School at Rome during 2014/2015 and other recent residencies include the Public Art Residency at Women’s Studio Workshop in New York and Standpoint Futures in London.

Speed has exhibited at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Drawing Room, London and Laumeier Sculpture Park, St Louis and she has completed public art commissions for Edinburgh Art Festival and the National Trust among others.

Her work is held in numerous collections including the Arts Council Collection as well as the Library of Congress and Tate Artists’ Book Collections.

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