In Conversation: Tess Denman-Cleaver and Rachael Allen

17 March 2022 

In Conversation: Tess Denman-Cleaver and Rachael Allen

17th March 2022

6:30 - 7:30pm


Our next In Conversation is between artist Tess Denman-Cleaver and poet and editor Rachael Allen as part of Tess's current exhibition Return. This will be a chance to explore the exhibition in more depth, including research behind it, as well as Tess’s wider practice.


The conversation will be in our gallery and available online following the event. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be available. 


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Tess Denman-Cleaver is based in Gateshead, UK. She works across performance, writing, workshops and installation, and is Programme Manager (Participation & Young People) at New Writing North. She is also the Producer of Women Artists of the North East Library. In 2018, Tess completed a PhD on philosophy and landscape in performance practice at Newcastle University. She has exhibited nationally and internationally including: Town Hall Meeting of the Air (with Kate Liston), Baltic 39, Newcastle; Instructions for Walking Women, Walking Festival of Sound, Newcastle; Without Apology, Vera Baxter, Sweden; and Writing with Sound, Audiograft Festival, Oxford. She was also Project Artist for Journeys with The Waste Land, Turner Contemporary, Margate, and has created performance and audio works for Tate Britain and Tate St Ives.


Rachael Allen is the author of Kingdomland (Faber) and co-author of numerous artists' books, including Nights of Poor Sleep (Prototype), Almost One, Say Again! (Slimvolume) and Green at an Angle (Kestle Barton). She is the poetry editor for Granta.