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Hayley Newman: Tongue-tied 2–24 November 2019 | The Daily Hayley 15–30 September 2001 | Publications



Hayley Newman | The Daily Hayley, 2001 |

Hayley Newman, The Daily Hayley, 2001 (performance)

Hayley Newman, The Daily Hayley, 2001 (performance)

Hayley Newman, The Daily Hayley, 2001 (performance)

Press Information
This is Hayley Newman’s first exhibition for Matt’s Gallery and her first London solo show.

For six months, between 1 January and 30 June, Newman collected every daily and Sunday national newspaper. This assortment will provide the source material for a series of newly commissioned performances occcuring at Matt’s Gallery over a consecutive 16-day period.

The newspapers will inform the content of the performances, providing the physical material for props used in the work, and occupying a position within the exhibition space at Matt’s Gallery.

Each day newpapers and magazines report news of national and international importance, translating events from contemporary daily life into image and text. Treating all information equally, Newman proposes to develop work out of the collective stories in individual papers, tracing occurences from their ‘life’ source through to textual report and back into ‘live’ event.

Eating 100 doughnuts in a day - Experiencing what it feels like to lie under 26 stone of earth - Saturating herself with self tanning lotion and gradually becoming more orange until the end of the exhibition period... Throughout the performances Newman’s identity will change as she transforms herself from a cow to David Beckham to Anne Widecome, from aggressor to victim and from Page Three model to chef. Wearing red contact lenses to give her continuous ‘red-eye’, the performances in The Daily Hayley promise to meditate on representation, agency and the absorption of information courtesy of the press.

The performance and publication have made possible with the generous support of Arts Admin, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London Arts, The Arts Council of England and The Henry Moore Foundation

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Biography
Born in Guildford, Surrey, 1969 Lives and works in London Studied 1996-2001 Ph.D, University of Leeds 1994-1995 Hochschule für Bildende Künst, Hamburg 1992-1994 Higher Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Slade School of Art, University College London 1989-1992 BA Fine Art, Middlesex University, London Solo Exhibitions 2007 Catch This - New Works from the Arts Council Collection, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park 2003 The Daily Hayley (video screening) Matt’s Gallery, London; Hayley Newman, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva 2002 Hayley Newman, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham 2001 The Daily Hayley Matt’s Gallery, London 1998 Root ‘98, Beverley Library, Beverley 1996 Invisible Crowds, The Western Front, Vancouver Rude Mechanic (with David Crawforth and Pan Sonic), Beaconsfield, London Exhibitions & Performances 2007 Lady Luck, directed by Michael Curran, Alma, London; I am Making Art (Chapter 4 - Feminism), Centre d'art Contemporain, Geneva 2006 Volcano Lady, How to Improve the World: 60 Years of British Art, Hayward Gallery, London Fuer die Ewigkeit, Jet, Berlin; Responding to Rome 1995-2005, Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London 2005 Encore; Istanbul Biennial Positionings Programme, Buyuk Londra Oteli, Istanbul; Chronic Epoch, Beaconsfield Gallery, London; There is always an Alternative, temporarycontemporary, London, Plural 2, British School at Rome, Rome; Documentary Creations, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne; Resonance, Montevideo, Amsterdam; Their Feet Should Not Be on Anything Solid, Camden Arts Centre, London; Wake-up and Make-up, Rialto, Rome; Karaoke Record Cutting, Barbican Art Gallery, London; Volcano Lady, British School at Rome, Rome 2004 ShowCASe, South London Gallery, London; 2nd Dadao Performance Festival, Soho, Beijing; Big Tits Rule!, 1 000 000 mph, London; Britannia Works, Breeder (British Council), Athens; Tonight, Studio Voltaire, London; Camera/Action, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago 2003 Radio Radio, International Three, Manchester and The Trade Apartment, London; 24/7 Contemporary Art Centre, Lithuania; Chalmers Bequest, Hackney Museum, London; Live Culture, Tate Modern, London 2002 superhero artstaar: beyond good and evil, Getrude Contemporary Arts, Melbourne; Bandwagon Jumping, The International Three, Manchester and Norwich Art Gallery, Norwich; Unprincipled Passions, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Groove ­ Artists and Vinyl, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield 2001 Century City, Tate Modern, London; Marking The Territory, IMMA, Dublin; Verbal inter-Visual, Lethaby Galleries, Central Saint Martins, London; Living Together with Nao Bustamante, The Lab, San Francisco 2000 Beck’s Futures, ICA, London, Cornerhouse, Manchester; CCA Glasgow Dot - one year archive, studio of Elizabeth Price, London; Snowballing, Arthur R Rose, London and Henry Moore Institute, Leeds; Multiples x4, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin and ICA, London; Audible Light, Zodiac Club (Museum of Modern Art), Oxford; Point of View, Richard Salmon Gallery, London; A Shot in the Head, The Lisson Gallery, London; Quiet, Centro Bar, Manchester; NOW 2000, Royal Albert Hall, Nottingham; Notes, recordings and other things: BANG, Standpoint Gallery, London; Volumes (of vulnerability), Standpoint Gallery, London; Performance Art in Nord Rhein Westphalen, Düsseldorf KünstVerein, Stadtische Ausstellungshalle Am Hawerkamp, Münster and Maschinenhaus, Essen 1999 Sensations, programmed as a part of Sensation, Hamburger Bahnhoff, Berlin; British Links, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo; My Eye Hurts, The Green Room, Manchester and Threadwaxing Space, New York; PLOPFIZZBANG, DIYplc, London; TOOT, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull; RAND, Autumn Festival, Enns, Austria 1998 NO TECH Festival, Podewill, Berlin; Agent Blue, Strike, London; The Tingle Factor, ICA, London; Ron Ton Tonnie, De Fabriek, Einhoven; Tolve Netter, Jazz Festival, Bergen; Meta Femmes Branche, Studio XX, Montreal; Reinventing the Diva, The Western Front, Vancouver; Dimension Leap, Trafo, Budapest; Narcissism, voyeurism: performing for the camera, The Lux Centre, London; Patentia, Stockholm. 1997 Videopossitive, Liverpool; Bruce Gilchrist and Hayley Newman, Hollywood Leather, London; Soundworks, The Museum of Installation, London; One Night Stand, Norwich Art Gallery, Norwich; Performa ’97, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin; Compass, The Cockpit Theatre/The Sprawl, London; Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Beaconsfield/MUU Galerie, Helsinki Young Parents, Manchester; Doing in its own Right, Serpentine Bookshop, London; Gallerie by Night, Budapest 1996 TVOD, The Savage Club, Manchester; Geben und Nehmen, Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Plueschow, Mecklenburg; The Madrid Autumn Festival, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid; Club Foot, Extrapool, Nijmegen; Visionfest, City Festival, Liverpool; The British Ambience, Podewill and Tresor, Berlin; Cabin Fever, Royal College of Art, London; The New Contemporaries ’96, The Tate Liverpool and Camden Arts Centre, London 1995 The Tingle Factor, Arnhem, Holland; Tour, Rote Flora, Hamburg; Kalte Schulter, Galerie KM235, Hamburg; Microphone Skirt, Osterwalder’s Art Office, Hamburg 1994 Nosepaint, Vauxhall Arches, London; Economist Summer Show, Economist Building, London; Video Jukebox 0.1, Alrosa 2000, Frankfurt; Bedrock - an evening of conventional technologies, All Girls, Berlin Awards 2004-5 Arts Council of England Helen Chadwick Fellowship, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford & British School at Rome 2004 One to One Live Art Bursary 2001 Arts Admin Bursary 1996-1999 Stanley Burton Practical PhD Research Scholarship, University of Leeds 1994-1995 DAAD Scholarship, HfBK, Hamburg

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Bibliography/Discography
2005 Le Notti Di Roma, Hayley Newman, Rome Documentary Creations: Kunstmuseum Luzern, ed. Susanne Neubauer, ISBN 3-86588-086-X 2004 Britannia Works, British Council, ISBN 960-88080-0-6; The Daily Hayley, Matt’s Gallery, London; Shanghai Week, Hayley Newman, Shanghai; Chicagoland, Hayley Newman, Chicago; Live: Art and Performance, Tate Modern, ISBN 1-85437-501-6. 2003 Marina Abramovic: Student Body, Charta, ISBN 88-8158-449-2. 2002 Roundabouts, 7 inch Single, Work and Leisure International, Manchester; Hayley Newman (Ikon Gallery), Robert Clark, The Guardian 13th August; Playing to the camera, Rachel Campbell­Johnston, The Times 14th August; Whistle Concert, Martin Longley, The Wire Magazine, October 2002; Hayley Newman (Ikon Gallery), Art Monthly, October 2002; 2001 I am a Camera, The Saatchi Gallery, Booth-Clibborn Editions ISBN 1-86154-216-x; Performancemania, monograph with introduction by Aaron Williamson, Matt’s Gallery, London, ISBN 0 907623379; The Daily Hayley, Duncan McLaren, The Independent 23th September; 2000 Rhyme and Reason, Mute, issue 15 (January); A new spirit is stirring in young British artists. Charles Darwent, Independent on Sunday 19 March 2000, Culture section, p5; Beck’s Futures is a new British Art prize that’s bigger than the Turner. But is it better? Jonathan Jones, The Guardian (G2) 21st March, p.12-13; The Futures Look bright. Waldemar Januszczak, The Sunday Times, March 26 2000, Culture section, p7; Beck’s Future’s, ICA/Becks, ISBN 1-900300-26-5; Beck’s Futures, Cherry Smyth, Art Monthly, May Issue; Interview with Hayley Newman, http:www.londonart.co.uk/editorial/interview/newman/newman.shtm; Re-Inventing the Diva, The Western Front, Vancouver (ISBN 0-9200974-34-1); Pointy Stunt, audio recordings of performance collaborations between Hayley Newman and Kaffe Matthews, Lowlands, Belgium. Rattling Arts Cage, Artists Profile written by Dave Beech, Art Monthly, July/Aug Issue; The Observer Review, 6.08.00, p9 ‘And the beak shall inherit the earth’, Caroline Boucher. The Independent on Sunday, Culture, 20.07.00, ‘Little Trains of thought’. Artists who stay on the beaten track, Lynn MacRitchie, Financial Times 15.08.2000; Pointy Stunt, The Wire Magazine, Sept 2000. Commissions 2002 Roundabouts, 7 inch single, Work and Leisure International, Manchester. 1999 Smoke, Smoke, Smoke, a silent choral work for a choir that smokes, commissioned by Cardiff Art and Time, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10stone 12pounds a solo performance commissioned by Work &Leisure International at CUBE, Manchester. Soundgaze a development of 10stone 12pounds jointly comissioned by ACE artists in residency scheme at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside. 1998 Connotations - performance images 1994-1998 a commission of fictional performance documentation for Hull Time Based Arts as a part of ROOT ’98. 1996 Rude Mechanic a joint live art commission from the Arts Council of England, commissioned with the artist David Crawforth and in collaboration with the Finnish sound duo Pan Sonic, Beaconsfield, London.

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