Gill Hedley

Curator & Contemporary Art Consultant

Archive 2011

Gill Hedley speaking at Site Gallery, Sheffield, in 2006

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Last updated 15 Sep 2018

Gill Hedley is an independent curator, writer and consultant on contemporary visual arts. This is an archive of projects, exhibitions, events and news she has been involved with. These stories are re-used elsewhere on the site as notes . Divided by year - please use the menu below:

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installation shot

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva: the first artist-in-restaurant at Pied à Terre:

→ the Artist-in-Restaurant site (www)
→ the Pied à Terre website (www)
Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva's website (www)
summary of Elpida's work on this site

Her work incorporated 10 sculptural and installation works made primarily using raw materials sourced from the restaurant’s kitchen. These included: quail carcasses and wishbones, scallop skirts and corals, sheep testicles, fish skins and bones.

Elpida carefully cleaned and preserved these unlikely materials, transforming them into new, beautiful sculptural forms. This involved in-depth research and close collaboration with the chefs; it was heavily influenced by the restaurant’s daily routines and changing menus.

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