June (floor/foreground), 1

Cara Tolmie

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About the edition

Cara Tolmie’s practice spans installation, performance, video, music, text and spoken word. She developed these screenprints in DCA Print Studio to coincide with her 2011 exhibition Read Thou Art and Read Thou Shalt Remain at DCA.

As part of her installation she developed a model of an interior theatrical scene with a small stage which became the set for an imagined opera to subsequently take place. These prints directly reference the scene that featured in Tolmie’s video work Chronicle screened at DCA. The intricate array of triangular sections in these prints are inspired by the hand made parquet-style wooden tiles that formed the floor of the model’s interior.

Year 2012
Edition of 15
Media Screenprint on Somerset Satin White (300 gsm)
Dimensions 43 x 30cm
Signature Signed, numbered and dated by artist

About Cara Tolmie

Cara Tolmie was born in Glasgow in 1984 and is a graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design in Dundee. She lives and works in London and Glasgow.

Tolmie has received considerable acclaim for her performances at Art Basel, Miami Beach; Tramway, Glasgow; Serpentine Cinema; and Chisenhale Gallery, London. Recent exhibitions include Royal Academy, London, Sierra Metro, Edinburgh, Transmission Gallery and Low Salt, Glasgow. Tolmie was commissioned to create a site-specific work for Frieze Art Fair in 2011.