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Patinated bronze casts of discarded rubbish, exploring notions of preservation, recycling and worth, and questioning our approach to waste and climate action, in our era of climate emergency and romanticised art.
Dide is an award-winning multi-disciplinary artist, writer and composer/musician/opera singer. She’s interested in playing with genres for deeper causes, for instance, her solo music and visual art show ‘Grey matters, forTHOUGHT’ for Mind Charity. She has invented a new method of composing music, currently titled ’Sound Scripts’, and often merges classical instrumentation with natural environmental recordings in her compositions, included in the New Museum of Networked Art’s ‘Wake up! Climate Change!’. She has written seven books, mainly of philosophical fiction and poetry, and has created works of art, from abstract sculpture to portraiture, using different media. She holds an Arts Territory Exchange Award amongst others and has been featured in The Sunday Times, on regional TV, on regional radio, at the Royal Festival Hall, Finnish press and local press. You can view more of Dide’s work on her website at www.didesiemmond.com.