Hannah James (b. 1985) lives and works in Glasgow.
Hannah James makes work on her own and with others to explore how intimacy, vulnerability and power affect all relationships. Gender, and the many ways in which this is performed, is a thread that runs through all of her work.?
She graduated from The Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam in 2014, was artist in residence at Triangle France (Exchange with Glasgow Sculpture Studios) in 2016 and at Rupert, Lithuania in 2015.?
Recent solo exhibitions include, Resting Bitch Face, Attent, Rotterdam (2016); Every woman is an animal, The Arboretum, Rotterdam (2016); Heads, Pracownia Portretu, Lodz (2016); Can’t you see how big those snails are?, Chert, Berlin (2015); breaking A skin, weaving A sense, Cole, London (2014).
Recent group exhibitions include, Mutters, New Victoria Gardens, Glasgow (2018); JOH! A talk show on love, life and death, with Owen Piper and Jessica Higgins, Studio 9, Dornoch Street, Glasgow (2018); Among other things, I’ve taken up smoking, TENT, Rotterdam (2017); An ear, severed, listens, 2017, ChertLudde, Berlin; Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right Thigh, The Bluecoat, Liverpool (2016); Hybrids, Celine, Glasgow (2016); wow! Woven? Entering the (sub) Textiles, Kunstlerhaus, Graz (2015); The Museum of Unconditional Surrender, Tent, Rotterdam (2015).
Image: Hannah James, The Igloo, 2018, video still