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Zoe Mendelson

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Nationality  British
Occupation  Artist

Name  Zoe Mendelson
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Education  Chelsea College of Arts

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Zoë Mendelson (born 17 April 1976) is a London-based British artist. Her father is television comedy writer Paul Mendelson.

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Biography

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Mendelson studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design from 1995 to 1998 and at the Royal College of Art from 1998 to 2000. She currently practices in London and is a lecturer on the undergraduate Fine Art programmes at Central St Martins College of Art and Design and Wimbledon School of Art.

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Mendelson has shown widely, predominantly in Europe, including at the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain in Paris in 2005 and Chapter Centre for Contemporary Arts in Cardiff in 2006.

Work

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Mendelson’s artistic practice is multi-disciplinary with drawing pivotal, and relationships sustained between temporal and permanent supports. She mostly makes drawing, collage, performance and site-specific installation. Her intricate drawings and collages occur on paper, walls, and often within communication devices (as allegorical to her process) and within objects such as defunct projectors, fax machines and furniture. Mendelson has described her work as possessing "conflicting roots in decoration, psychoanalysis and the functionality proposed by Modernist thought".

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In 2010 four of Mendelson's works were selected by Artsadmin and Iwona Blazwick to be permanently installed at Town Hall Hotel, London.

In 2007 Mendelson made an online work commissioned by Cartier. Titled The Envelope Machine [1] it references advances in postal technologies at the time of the 1851 Great Exhibition in London and operates as a hand drawn, and ultimately unrequited, version of Outlook Express.

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Also in 2007, Mendelson received an Arts Council England Grant for the Arts to create a work called Scheherezade's Sideboard which has since been shown at Transition Gallery, London and Galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers.

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As part of a solo show on 26 November 2008 Mendelson performed with a sugarcrafter at Galerie Édouard Manet, Gennevilliers. For four hours they constructed drawn and sugared sandcastles, which were then eaten and erased.

Curator, critic and artist, Gordon Dalton has described Mendelson’s installational practice, saying,

References

Zoe Mendelson Wikipedia


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