Lottie ConsalvoIn the Remembering
Installation view, Lottie Consalvo: In the Remembering 2018, photograph: Christian Capurro
Lottie Consalvo works across a range of media including painting, sculpture and performance, and in this exhibition combines these disciplines into two major new works. The paintings in ‘In the Remembering’ bear the gestural traces of a performance in which the artist positioned herself psychologically within a particular memory and sought to record the body in this moment of psychological transition. By documenting what Consalvo calls ‘the imagining of a time that has passed’, these works invite meditation on the structure of memory – its conflation of present and past, absence and presence, and it’s shifting, and ultimately ungraspable nature. The ephemeral quality of performance is counterpointed in the exhibition by the permanence and tangibility of painted and sculptural forms.
Lottie Consalvo: In the Remembering
Melissa Pesa, Art Almanac, 28 February 2018
Lottie Consalvo and her new work on stage at Heide Museum of Modern Art
Scott Bevan, The North West Star, 9 March 2018