Anne Tallentire has lived and worked in London since she came from Ireland to study post graduate Fine Art, at the Slade 1986-88. She works with assemblage, video, sound, text, performance and photography to explore the social/cultural conditions and structures that determine daily life, especially in relation to the mundane and overlooked.
Exhibitions and projects include Shelter, 14-18NOW and Nerve Centre, Derry commission (2017), AS FAR AS, Hollybush Gardens (2016), a major survey show This and other Things, IMMA (2010), Drift: diagram xiii, Void, Derry (2002) and Instances, representing Ireland at the Venice Biennale (1999). Group shows include ‘Keywords: Art, Culture and Society in 1980’s Britain’, Tate Liverpool, ‘At your service’, Technisches Museum, Vienna, (2014); Le Monde Physique, La Galerie, CAC, Noisy-Le-Sec, Paris (2011).
In 1993 Tallentire with John Seth formed the collaborative practice work-seth/tallentire. Their exhibitions include Trailer, Project Arts Centre, Dublin (2001), and Hollybush Gardens (2015), Manifesto, Fri-0 Art, Friborg and Dispersal, Yes, let’s go, South London Gallery (2002).
Tallentire is author of Object of a life published Copy Press (2013). With Chris Fite-Wassilak she co-organises the quarterly sound based test centre, Hmn, is Professor Emeritus, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London and is represented by Hollybush Gardens, London.