An Archive: Work Once Was

A selection from 17 years of visual work, in no particular order… (so much work lost, destroyed, undocumented—no paintings from the 80s and 9Os save a couple in public collections—real grief about that).

Gymkhana (detail). Paper cut-outs, bulldog clips, and video projection. Dimensions variable. Emma Bolland 2006.

Gymkhana (detail). Paper cut-outs, bulldog clips, and video projection. Dimensions variable. Emma Bolland 2006.

 

Water Horse. Paper cut outs and video projection. Dimensions variable. 2005. Emma Bolland 2005.

Hansel and Gretel (snow white). Perspex cut-outs and lightbulb. Emma Bolland 2011.

Clover Walk. Ink on paper and photographic lamp. Emma Bolland 2012.

Lacan on the Drawing Board. Pencil and ink on various papers, drawing board and magnifying lamp. Emma Bolland 2013.

Park (on rear waal). Coloured pencil on Paper. Hansel and Gretel (to fore). Wooden cutouts, satin. Emma Bolland 2005.

pearl (detail). 5ft by 4ft. Ink and Gouache on paper. Emma Bolland. 2011.

Test installation of drawings from the ‘MilkyWayYouWillHearMeCall‘ suite, a collaborative reasearch project with Judit Bodor and Tom Rodgers. Pen, ink and gouache on paper. Emma Bolland 2012.

Blue Horse. Paper, bulldog clips, and blue-light projection. Emma Bolland 2004.

Black Pony (detail). Paper, map pins, and bluelight projection. Emma Bolland 2004.

Black Pony. Paper, map pins, and bluelight projection. Emma Bolland 2004.

Rose and Heather (2013 version). Paper cutout lampshades, lampstands, coloured bulbs. Emma Bolland 2013.

Rose (installation view). Powerpoint projections. Emma Bolland 2003.

Rose (installation view). Poerpoint projections. Emma Bolland 2003.

Sylvia Sylvia Oh Where Are You Buried? Multimedia installation. Emma Bolland 2005.

Grotto. Double projection video installation. Dimensions approximately 20 feet by 12 feet. Emma Bolland 2005.

Screening of Spells and Bone, a film by Emma Bolland, 2014.

Unwriting Lispector. Book, notebook & looped video projection. Emma Bolland, 2014

Still from Spelunker. Video, Emma Bolland 2014.

 

Still from Spelunker. Video, Emma Bolland 2014.

Still from The Is of the Thing. Video. Emma Bolland 2015.

‘at the level of the scopic we are no longer at the level of demand but of desire…’. Watercolour on paper, bulldog clips, and ladders. Emma Bolland 2014.

Mis-en-scene #1. Gouache on paper, lamé, video, table, post-its, pencils, stand. Emma Bolland 2016.

The Intimates, Oil on canvas, 5ft by 4ft. Emma Bolland 1988.

A Declaration, oil on canvas, 5ft by 4ft 6in, Emma Bolland 1987.

Walking Prince Phillip Playing Fields at night. Emma Bolland, performance for camera for MilkyWayYouWillHearMeCall research project (with Judit Bodor and Tom Rodgers). Photograph: Tom Rodgers. 2012

My hands, gilded. Performance for camera for MilkyWayYouWillHearMeCall research project (with Judit Bodor and Tom Rodgers). Photograph Tom Rodgers 2012.

Drawings lying on the studio floor. Emma Bolland. 2012

The words are flooding the studio (detail). Ink and gouache on paper. 4ft by 15ft. Emma Bolland. 2012

Rose & Heather (2006 version), Lamps, lightbulbs, extension leads. Emma Bolland 2006.