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We Can Be Together Apart / Gallwn Fod Gyda’n Gillydd Ar Wahân

30 Nov 2020, Posted by kate_mercer in

Printed postcards (2020) 10.5cm x 14.8cm   Kate Mercer invites you to join her spreading a little love and hope this December. Send a message to someone you can’t see right now and Kate will post your message for free. You could just make someone's day! You can purchase one of...

Make Do & Mend (Ongoing)

17 Sep 2020, Posted by kate_mercer in

Patchwork quilts - Cotton, Poly-cotton thread, Polyester Wadding (2020 - Ongoing) 75cm x 110cm each - Series of 21 quilts Started in March 2020, Make Do and Mend is a series of patchwork quilts which explore ideas of wrapping, warming and protection; they imbue renewal and repair, passing...

Come Together – A collaboration with Dai Howell

27 Nov 2018, Posted by kate_mercer in

Bunting - Paper & String (2018) Variable Dimensions Born out of UNIT(e) 2018 where their focus was predominantly on the division and definition of space, this piece begins to focus on people....

A danse macabre

27 Nov 2018, Posted by kate_mercer in

Digital Photo-montages (2018 - ongoing) Variable dimensions BUY PRINTS HERE...

Glean – A collaboration with Dai Howell

02 Jul 2018, Posted by kate_mercer in

GLEAN (2018) SD Video with sound (variable size) Duration : 5 minutes Value and perception are core ideas in this duo’s work, particularly in relation to how they manifest in spaces and between people. Through combining their individual artistic strengths, Kate Mercer and Dai Howell form a critical...

Raise your flag

09 Apr 2018, Posted by kate_mercer in

Raise your flag (2017 - 2018) Photographic Instant Film Interested in the performance of politics, these hand painted boards puts focus on the individual. Exploring self-identification through demonstrative action, this series invites the viewer to connect with the statement of one person rather then an anonymised declaration...

New Landscapes – Red Route 2017

10 Jul 2017, Posted by kate_mercer in

Red Route 2017: New Landscape Commissioned for #redroute2017 by Made in Roath Photomontage (Untitled i, ii, iii - Black and white giclee print, 210mm x 279mm)...

The Meeting Place

06 Jun 2016, Posted by kate_mercer in

The Meeting Place (part of Love in Absence) A video piece made to appear as a moving still photograph. The Meeting Place presents itself as surveillance to the actual moment the lost presence of a father might return and reunite with his daughter, waiting to see if...

A Sense of Regret

06 Jun 2016, Posted by kate_mercer in

A Sense of Regret (Part of Love in Absence) Adopting the character of Fishface (a.k.a. Visage du Poisson - a pet name given to me as a child) black and white Polaroid film explore the fantasy reunion of father and daughter with their social archive at a...

Archive (Be Home Soon)

06 Jun 2016, Posted by kate_mercer in

Archive (Be Home Soon) (Part of 'Love in Absence') Within personal archives of images, if constructed and maintained by one individual, it is expected that that person specifically becomes visually absent from the collection. In my family, it was working abroad with work on a regular basis,...