Artists statement

Bristol, United Kingdom
Martha King is a performer and performance maker based in Bristol; working both as a solo maker and collaborator. She predominately creates movement based work, often responding to a given site. Martha is a member of Interval (an artist led support network that share rehearsal and office space at the Parlour Upstairs, 31 College Green, http://www.interval-bristol.org.uk/about). The Parlour Upstairs studios have been made possible by Capacity Bristol (http://capacitybristol.wordpress.com/) Martha is also a member of The Showroom Projects Ltd who manage The Parlour Showrooms, a fine art and performance venue in the empty shops below The Parlour. www.parlourshowrooms.co.uk The Showroom Projects are currently producing a 6 month program of performance and talks funded by ACE: inthecityseries.co.uk
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Solo Work

Martha has created a range of solo installations and performances. Often working with projections, embedded into site, to explore our phenomenological experience of different environments.

Inside the City Walls

Inside the City Walls
A solo performance and book work exploring the cities 'quiet' spaces. Presented at The Wardrobe theatre May 2012 as part of Off the Peg, supported by Mayfest.

Love me do

Love me do
A short performance inspired by Marilyn Monroe created for 'Beacons Icons and Dykons' night at the Cube, Bristol. Nov 2011

Please Don't Leave Me

Please Don't Leave Me
Solo movement based performance exploring what it means to 'hold on'. Performed at the 'How We Collaborate' event. Residence. Bristol Dec 2009

MA performance and design and practice (CSM)

MA performance and design and practice (CSM)

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Solo performance and MA research project exploring contemporary relationships to digital windows, contextualized by the 'window' as a metaphor in art history for the liminal space between 'here and there'. Performed at CSM and the Cochrane theatre, London. 2008

Kitchen

Kitchen
MA performance research into live and mediated presence. Resulting in a sited multi-media, performance installation. CSM, London.

Solo, site specific installation. CSM, London. 2007

Curve

Curve
Installed projections. Part of MA performance research (CSM), London. 2007

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