Jane Samuels

    Terrain:Anatomical Landscapes

    Terrain:Anatomical Landscapes

    Terrain: Anatomical Landscapes, draws inspiration from a year of walking, spanning (to date) over 800 miles. Walks are documented in photography, drawings and writing. This research informs narrative pencil drawings that each represent walks in a single location; exploring the relationship between humans and the outdoor environment, and mixing elements of human anatomy and landscape.  […]

    Photographic Dioramas and Artist Statement.

    Photographic Dioramas and Artist Statement.

    Samuels Explores abandoned houses, schools, hospitals and asylums, and takes with her a cast of costumed characters. Her team use the suggested narratives found within the buildings to create disconnected, ethereal and often unsettling images, that play with ideas of memory, story-telling and the reclamation by nature of the man-made structures. Samuels work also explores […]

    The Abandoned Shop Of Curiosities 2011

    The Abandoned Shop Of Curiosities 2011

    “Welcome, to The Abandoned Shop Of Curiosities; an emporium which manifests in abandoned shops, and offers  a window into neglected, forbidden and unseen places. The shop invites visitors to interact and explore, to discover strange narratives, and meet furtive creatures from The Abandoned Buildings Project.” The exhibition opened with a Victorian Tea Party, Jan 13th […]

    Interventions

    Interventions

    Abandoned in the city: Boxed Dioramas offer windows into forbidden places for Manchester and London. Left Artworks: Dioramas and drawings left behind in abandoned spaces. Quiet Interventions/Changing Histories: Photographs from the Abandoned Buildings Project join those already lost to abandoned spaces, subtly changing the history of the space for future visitors, and creating uneasy, strange […]

    Public Intervention-Live. Victoria Baths. 2008

    Public Intervention-Live. Victoria Baths. 2008

    Public interventions: The Abandoned Buildings Project goes live, at Victoria Baths, Manchester.

    Terrain:Anatomical Landscapes
    Terrain:Anatomical Landscapes

    Terrain: Anatomical Landscapes, draws inspiration from a year of walking, spanning (to date) over 800 miles. Walks are documented in photography, drawings and writing. This research informs narrative pencil drawings that each represent walks in a single location; exploring the relationship between humans and the outdoor environment, and mixing elements of human anatomy and landscape.  […]

    Photographic Dioramas and Artist Statement.
    Photographic Dioramas and Artist Statement.

    Samuels Explores abandoned houses, schools, hospitals and asylums, and takes with her a cast of costumed characters. Her team use the suggested narratives found within the buildings to create disconnected, ethereal and often unsettling images, that play with ideas of memory, story-telling and the reclamation by nature of the man-made structures. Samuels work also explores […]

    The Abandoned Shop Of Curiosities 2011
    The Abandoned Shop Of Curiosities 2011

    “Welcome, to The Abandoned Shop Of Curiosities; an emporium which manifests in abandoned shops, and offers  a window into neglected, forbidden and unseen places. The shop invites visitors to interact and explore, to discover strange narratives, and meet furtive creatures from The Abandoned Buildings Project.” The exhibition opened with a Victorian Tea Party, Jan 13th […]

    Interventions
    Interventions

    Abandoned in the city: Boxed Dioramas offer windows into forbidden places for Manchester and London. Left Artworks: Dioramas and drawings left behind in abandoned spaces. Quiet Interventions/Changing Histories: Photographs from the Abandoned Buildings Project join those already lost to abandoned spaces, subtly changing the history of the space for future visitors, and creating uneasy, strange […]

    Public Intervention-Live. Victoria Baths. 2008
    Public Intervention-Live. Victoria Baths. 2008

    Public interventions: The Abandoned Buildings Project goes live, at Victoria Baths, Manchester.

    The Abandoned Buildings Project
    The Abandoned Buildings Project

    Urban Exploration. Squeezing through windows, abseiling from roofs and falling through floors into mans abandoned structures. Armed with ropes, torches, gloves and face masks, (the uniform of the explorer, the activist and the criminal) Artist and Activist Jane Samuels explores abandoned houses, asylums, hospitals and schools to create theatrical, often unsettling photographic images which explore; […]

    The Abandoned Buildings Project at TR:IP
    The Abandoned Buildings Project at TR:IP

    The Abandoned Buildings Project will preview: 7pm, 28th May, Greenroom Whitworth St West, Manchester. The exhibition runs 28th May – 21st June 2008 In assossiation with TR:IP Psychogeography festival and the Loiterers Resistance Movement.

    Fair Mile Asylum
    Fair Mile Asylum

     

    Mid Wales Asylum
    Mid Wales Asylum
    The School House
    The School House

     


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