2 March – Dawn Woolley
Dawn Woolley is an artist, a research fellow at Leeds Arts University where she co-convenes the Thing Power Research group, and an Honorary Research Fellow, in the Faculty Research Centre Business in Society at Coventry University. She completed an MA in Photography (2008) and PhD by project in Fine Art (2017) at the Royal College of Art. Woolley’s research examines contemporary consumerism and the commodified construction of gendered bodies, paying particular attention to the new mechanisms of interaction afforded by social networking sites.
Recent solo exhibitions include; “Consumed: Stilled Lives” bildkultur Gallery, Stuttgart, (2022), “Consumed: Stilled Lives” Perth Centre for Photography, Australia, (2021), “Dance for Good & Exercise Your Rights” Public Space One gallery, Iowa City, (Hard Stop 2020), “Consumed: Stilled Lives” Blenheim Walk Gallery, Leeds (2019) and “Visual Pleasure”, Hippolyte Photography Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (2013), Vilniaus Fotografijos Galerija, Lithuania (2012) and Ffotogallery, Cardiff (2011).