Marie Yates

Marie Yates, The Time and The Energy, 1983

About the work

Marie Yate’s The Time and The Energy, 1982, (Printed 2017. Commissioned photo-essay published in FORMATIONS of Pleasure 1983.) is re-activated in a new exhibition format. The work examines the relationship between image and text and the experience of filmic pleasure, alongside the pleasure of narrative, and the reconstruction of reality.

About the artst

Marie Yates, one of the most distinctive feminist artists of her generation, is known for her conceptual works addressing representation, narrative, landscape and sexual difference, in forms of installation, image and text, which have appeared in many public sites in Britain and abroad.  She continues to work on large installation projects.  Her first solo exhibition was in 1973 at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol, and she contributed to many women’s group shows of the 1980s.  Her work is represented in the Tate Collection and she had a solo exhibition in 2016 at the Saltoun Gallery in London.