Based in London, UK.
Signalling back to her history in dance, Davenport’s practice uses performance, writing, moving image and the photographic as strategies to explore the ‘choreography’ of image-making.
Davenport has too used the body as object, interrogating limbs and joints as tools in an unyielding desire of autonomy. But she seeks to take control by unpacking the structures that are always subtly present, reclaiming the body as object as a source of subversive power.
upcoming / current
8 March – 14 July‘Circuit Training (exercises in self-doubt)’ live video documentation on display at Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York Art Gallery. UK
24 June Workshop Photography and Performance, week 4 of The Photograph in Flux with Tom Lovelace at Tate Modern, London.
Folium Forum Group Show at Art Lacuna, London.
I will present a new live work ‘In the Gap Between’ as part of ‘Dancing in Peckham’, presented by Webber, Photoworks & Der Greif at Peckham 24; London.
06 Apr In conversation with Tom Lovelace & Jonny Briggs, as part of Intro:spective at Seen Fifteen Gallery, Peckham. Tickets available here
21 Feb - 27 Apr
‘Clock Work’ performance collaboration with Tom Lovelace. Performances every Saturday for the duration.
Part of Lovelace’s solo show Interval at Flowers Gallery, London. UK
04 Feb - 31 Mar
Stop Motion: (in search of the still image); Solo Show. Hanes Art Gallery, USA.
16 Feb - 08 Mar The Same Tendency; Group Show. Summerhall (Basement Galleries), Edinburgh. UK
26 Feb - 7 Mar
Artist in Residence at Wake Forest University, North Carolina; USA.
Generously supported by the Office of the Provost, and in conjunction with my solo show at Hanes Art Gallery.
17 - 24 Jan Group Residency at Summerhall, Edinburgh.
In conjunction with Group Show The Same Tendency. As part of my residency, I led a 2-day movement-research workshop entitled ‘In (the gap) Between’.
recent news, conversations + writing
2019: Currently part of ‘Folium Forum’ hosted by Folium Publishing.
1st Ed. launches 27/04/2019 at BALTIC artist book fair, Newscastle; UK.
2019: Der Greif Guest-Room selected by Dominic Bell
2019: Longlisted for Aesthetica Art Prize
2019: Longlsted for Beers Contemporary Visions
2018: The Unstable Image (The Unstable Woman) by Melissa Fielding 2018: PhotoGrad Featured Artist selected by Elizabeth Orcutt 2018: RCA Interview with Jessie Bond on Night Visions at The Museum of London.