Fish and Noodles

Fish and Noodles White Conduit Projects 11.3.16 A performative painting to commemorate 5 years since the Japanese Tsunami. Devised by Polly Bagnall and performed by Polly and Mizuki Tsuge.   The sound of thunder  chopsticks stop stirring noodles  dinner interrupted by Johanna Gilmour   Two scrolls with haikus written with chopsticks and noodles and squid.   […]

polymath/pollymath

Polly Bagnall- painter, therapist, writer, mother. The break in this Blog is because I have taken time out to co-author ‘Ferguson’s Gang, the Remarkable Story of the National Trust Gangsters’, published by Pavilion November 2015. This was the culmination of 4 years of research and came out of an exhibition I curated at the National Trust property, […]

Colourswatch

Lemon Squash 2014 Mixed media (lemon squash, orange juice, blackcurrant juice, raspberry juice and acrylic) on linen 50 x50cm COLOURSWATCH at Espacio Gallery, East London was an exhibition curated by South London Women Artist’s. Selected participants were each given a colour swatch to respond to. My colour was a pale yellow named ‘Lemon Squash’. I often use […]

Fabelist exhibition ‘CONNECT’ 21st – 25th November 2013 // Private View 21st November 6pm-9pm A-Side B-Side Gallery, London

A Fluxus Inspired Transatlantic Exchange   Between Polly Bagnall (UK)and Melissa Staiger (USA) To ‘Connect’ with, a person, a moment, an idea. This is the concept behind my body of work, which I call Field Recording. Focusing on an Experience, and the minute events within it I have used graphic and non-traditional mark-making in an […]

Field Recordings- Polly and the Professor go to the Outer Hebrides

The Hebrides Suite polly bagnall 2013 CD image In July I made a Midsummer’s whistlestop tour of the Outer Hebrides: London – Oban – South Uist – Noth Uist – Berneray – Harris – Lewis – Ullapool – Home I was taking visual recordings whilst Professor Cathy Lane was completing a series of sound recordings for […]