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Salon 18 | Curator Talk: Sophie Chapman

Wednesday 4th April

6 – 7:30pm

Sophie Chapman is an artist & curator originally from Newcastle, currently based in London. In 2016 working for Create London, Sophie set up The White House a new artist residency and community space in Dagenham, she is currently Learning Curator for the Whitstable Biennale, Kent. Sophie shares a collaborative art practice with artist educator Kerri Jefferis. Often a recouping of staged encounters, interventions or events their work takes the form of props, drawings, performances, sound and video. They are currently exploring the relationship between the structures (social, spacial, locational, administrative) and languages (verbal, gestural, bodily) in prefigurative practices, for a new body of work. They also in a sick punk band called Molejoy. Sophie & Kerri are studio holders and coop members of Lewisham Arthouse. Their practice is foregrounded by their friendship.

Free, limited capacity, event registration essential: Eventbrite

As part of Bloc’s Artist Development Programme, there are a small number of free one-to-one artists crits/feedback sessions available with Sophie Chapman, ahead of her talk on Weds 4th April.


If you think a one-to-one crit/feedback session with Sophie would be useful to you at this time, please send just a couple of lines detailing why the opportunity is relevant to your current practice to . 
Please note that with respect to our current funding commitments, portfolio crits as part of Bloc’s Artist Development Programme are only available to artists and creatives living or working in Sheffield.
Bloc Projects is proud to maintain a public programme that is free for everyone. However, visitors are encouraged to consider bringing along an item to donate to the local Foodbank. For the Spring/Summer season of our public programme we will proudly be collecting basic toiletries and food (packets, tinned or dried) for The S2 Foodbank. For a full list of suggested/much needed items please see:

Salon 18 forms part of Making Ways, a new programme supported by Sheffield Culture Consortium through Arts Council England to showcase, celebrate and develop the exceptional contemporary visual art produced in the city.

Bloc Projects’ actively encourages critical as well as creative engagement with our evolving Public Programme. For all programming enquiries, contact our Public Programmes Curator Kerry Campbell :