Nina Mae Fowler + Cristina Planas | The Spectacle And The Female Artist: talk and performance hosted by Hettie Judah

30 October 2018

Cob Gallery invites you to a performance and talk to coincide with 

The Fissure 7:30pm
A sequence of embodiments by Femme Brutale

The Spectacle and the Female Artist 8:00pm
hosted by Hettie Judah with artists Nina Mae Fowler and Cristina Planas,
and curator Cassie Beadle.




Practicing and drawing from carnal art forms such as boxing and dance, Cristina Planas explores and exercises the body as a vector of knowledge and a conduit for transmission.Through acts of embodiment she challenges conventional portrayals of women’s bodies. She graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art (2018) and became a gold medalist at the Swedish Golden Girl boxing championship (2018).

British author who has written extensively about fashion, art and design in various international publications including: Writer, art critic for the i, art critic for Artnet, culture correspondent for The New York Times and T Magazine, regular contributor to The GuardianArtReview and Frieze.
Known for her sumptuously detailed large-scale drawings and installations, Nina Mae Fowler’s work interrogates themes of celebrity, beauty, power and sexuality. Since her nomination for the BP Portrait Prize in 2008, Fowler’s work has won widespread acclaim. It is featured in numerous collections of international significance, and she enjoys close working relationships with leading fine art institutions including the National Portrait Gallery. 
October 30, 2018