Writing

Leela Thornfield is proficient in writing and proofing successful funding bids and creating clear and accessible copy for marketing campaigns, art strategies and curatorial texts. She has also had critical and editorial writing commissioned and published by Aesthetica Magazine, This is Tomorrow, Photomonitor, Nom de Strip, Axisweb and Visual Arts South West. Follow the links below to read a selection of articles.

Guest Editor for Visual Arts South West (August 2014)

Phyllida Barlow: GIG, Hauser & Wirth Somerset (15 July – 2 November 2014). Published in Aesthetica Magazine, issue 60.

David Batchelor: Flatlands, Spike Island, Bristol (23 November 2013 – 26 January 2014). Published on this is tomorrow.

Dayanita Singh: Go Away Closer, Hayward Gallery, London (8 October – 15 December 2013). Published in Aesthetica Magazine, issue 56.

Zanne Andrea: MAstars 2013 for Axisweb

Meret Oppenheim: Retrospective, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (16 August – 1 December 2013). Published in Aesthetica Magazine, issue 55.

Yorgos Sapountzis: The Protagonists, Arnolfini, Bristol (20 July – 15 September 2013). Published on this is tomorrow.

Edwina Ashton: Midnight at the Watering Hole, Works|Projects, Bristol (15 June – 27 July 2013). Published on the Aesthetica Magazine blog (longer version published in Nom de Strip).

Version Control, Arnolfini, Bristol (2 February – 14 April 2013). Published on the Aesthetica Magazine blog.

Louisa Fairclough: Bore Song, Contemporary Art Society Displays, London (13 February – 1 March 2013). Published on this is tomorrow.

Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan: A tool for the making of signs, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff (7 December 2012 – 24 February 2013). Published on the Aesthetica Magazine blog.

Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone 1955 – 1972, MOMA, New York (7 October 2012 – 28 January 2013). Published on this is tomorrow (shorter version published in Aesthetica Magazine, Issue 50).

Lindsay Seers: Nowhere Less Now, Artangel Commission for the Tin Tabernacle, London (8 September – 21 October 2012). Published on Photomonitor.

Header image: Phyllida Barlow, GIG, installation view at Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 2014. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth.