° 1954, Liverpool (UK)
Linder Sterling is known for her photography, radical feminist photomontage and confrontational performance art. Emerging from the Manchester punk and post-punk scenes in the 1970s, Linder focuses on questions of gender, commodity and display. Her photomontage practice combines everyday images from domestic or fashion magazines with images from pornography and other archival material. Cut and collaged by hand using a scalpel and glue, the juxtapositions recall a rich art history harking back to Hannah Hoch and the Dadaists.
Linder’s work has been exhibited widely, including recent solo exhibitions at Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; Chatsworth House, Derbyshire; Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham; Art On The Underground, London; Blum & Poe, Los Angeles; Tate St. Ives; Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, and MoMA PS1, New York. In 2021, Linder was included in the Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK. Femme/objet, her comprehensive retrospective, travelled from the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris to the Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
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