Temporary Compositions

Somerset House Studios


Spiral Rides, Points of Rupture, Phoebe Davies, Site Gallery, 2020 Image Credit Phoebe Davies
From November 12, 2021 until March 20, 2022
An exhibition considering the temporary synchronicity between people, bodies, sounds and signals.
"Sometimes people start to sing the same song, and to dance the same dance"—Franco Bifo Berardi
Gallery 31, the space dedicated to platforming work by Somerset House Studios’ resident artists and work developed through residency programmes returns for its fourth season. Curated by Stella Sideli, the exhibition explores the interrelationship between people, sounds and signals and the rhythms and patterns that form within them, reflecting on different approaches to being and being together. What new meanings and modalities can be created within communal settings, through collective experiences and collaborative processes?Featuring video, sound, sculptural and textile works by Abbas Zahedi, Phoebe Davies, Joe Namy and Sonya Dyer, each work in the show sees a coming together of individuals, organically or involuntarily, sparking and creating momentary connections, movements and cultures.