Installation View at Art Now: Simeon Barclay, The Hero Wears Clay Shoes, Tate Britain, London Photo: Copyright Tate, 2017, Mark Heathcote. Courtesy: the artist.

Simeon Barclay at Yorkshire Sculpture International Symposium 2019

This day of talks by artists, curators, fabricators and educators explored the work that goes on behind the scenes to develop large scale and public sculpture for international exhibitions. This is a recording of artist Simeon Barclay discussing his practice at the Yorkshire Sculpture International Symposium 2019.

Simeon Barclay (b.1975, Huddersfield) draws upon a multidisciplinary practice to consider how memory, images and objects coalesce to form an index for contemplating subjectivity and its construction within contemporary culture. Barclay received his BA from Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds and MFA from Goldsmiths College, London. Recent solo exhibitions include, Holden Gallery, Manchester; The Tetley, Leeds; Tate Britain, London; Cubitt, London; Group exhibitions include The Bluecoat, Liverpool; G39, Cardiff; Jerwood Space, London; South London Gallery, London; Copperfield Gallery, London; Galerie Lisa Kandlhofer, Vienna; We Are Where We Are, Baltic 39, Gateshead; Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels; Arcadia Missa, New York; Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool. He lives and works in Leeds, UK

Friday 20 September 2019


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