University of Bournemouth
Louise Hall is a UK based multidisciplinary artist, focusing on printmaking, sculpture and performance. She has recently exhibited in the ‘In Real Life’ exhibition at Hauser and Wirth Somerset. Louise’s work ‘13 Dead, Nothing Said’ translates the Black British experience of trauma through soft floppy structures. Investigating through materiality of fabric and language to investigate social issues within the UK and the BAME experience. The distinctive African wax print fabric is representative of blackness yet has a complicated colonial history. In Louise’s practice she communicates and unpicks the Black British experience and the diaspora, often challenging ideas of colonial history, narrative and the impact within the higher education.
system and UK society. The key use of non-violent imagery within the works represent violent traumatic events with ties to plantations, colonial history and transatlantic slave trade.