Sebastian Jefford (b. 1990 Swansea, Wales) previously studied at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Through an assemblage of objects, video and image, Sebastian Jefford produces sculptural installations that explore the activity of reconstruction as a form of making that can become precarious vehicle for knowledge and intimacy, as well as red herrings and fiction. Embracing a hands on, domestic making process, Jefford is interested in the point at which mute objects become co-opted into a confusion of individual and collective identities and narratives. The work considers how histories are built into time, and events are stretched, compressed, and snubbed to fit the needs of the day, in a world that composes and recomposes itself constantly in an endless process of dissatisfaction. This approach is played out with a literalness to the point of absurdity, the work functioning as a performative residue, a slug trail.
Richie Moment, India Mackie, Adam Shield, Gabriella Boyd, Jack Burton, Anikó Kuikka, Martin Groß, Jessy Jetpacks, Jonathan Kelly, Sam Austen, Fani Parali, Sebastian Jefford and more
Are you sick of going to site-specific exhibitions where the artists have literally responded to the windows?
Or seeing a group show and it’s just work you’ve already seen online politely scattered around a white space?
This is not CHUMMING. Located at The Pipe Factory, a Grade-B listed industrial space in Glasgow’s historic Barras region, the exhibition is interested in the culture the space inhabits and the group show as a model for artists to cross over, further exploring new levels of discourse and engagement. Accompanying events include unique happenings with local musicians and filmmakers.
Supported by Glasgow International.
Fri 20 April – Mon 7 May
Mon – Sun, 10am-6pm