'Quarantaine' (2020) film still, by Georgina Starr. Courtesy the artist, FVU, Art Fund, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Leeds Art Gallery and Glasgow International.


Georgina Starr

Georgina Starr (b. 1968, Leeds, UK) lives and works in London, UK. She originally studied ceramics and sculpture at the Slade School of Art, London and Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam, and went on to develop a focus on large-scale installations incorporating video, sound and performance. Her works are known for their complex and fragile emotional narratives, in which she explores female identity, history and fiction to create multi-layered theatrical events and installations.

Selected recent solo exhibitions include The Eternal Ear, Matera Alberga, Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita, Italy (2019); Big V, Centre for Audio Visual Experimentation, Leeds, UK (2019); Androgynous Egg, Frieze Projects, Frieze London (2017); Hello. Come here. I want you. Frac Franche Comté, Besançon, France (2017); I, Cave, mima (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art), Middlesbrough, UK (2015); and Before Le Cerveau Affamé, Cooper Gallery, Dundee (2013).

Selected recent group exhibitions include Sixty Years, Tate Britain, London (2019-2020); Re-Collections, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK (2019); Static Steps, The Collection, Leeds Art Gallery, UK; Matera Alberga, Matera, Italy (2019); Fantasy Access Code, K11, Shanghai, China (2017);  Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become Event? (part 1) & (part 2); Cooper Gallery, Dundee (2016 – 2017); Lo Specchio Concavo, BACO, Bergamo, Italy (2016), Mycorial Theatre 2016, Pivo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2016); Intimate Wine Reception, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, USA (2016); The Nakeds, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK (2015); Believe Not Every Spirit, But Try the Spirits, MUMA, Melbourne, Australia (2015); The Decade (1984-1999), Le Centre Pompidou-Metz, France (2014); Past the Future, Tate Britain, London (2014); and The Uplawmoor Show, Mure Hall, Glasgow International, Glasgow (2014).