Raquel Macartney Artist Statement

Raquel Macartney is a multidisciplinary conceptual artist who was trained in Manchester in the subject of Fine Art to MA level, has exhibited in Manchester and Birmingham UK, Helsinki-, produced, performed and launched work in Liverpool, London, Calais and Berlin. She now lives and works in Birmingham. Her works are often site specific, encompassing video, performance, sculpture, installation and drawing. Her practice is often informed by the everyday, confinement, the domestic, motherhood, feminism, socio-politics, geography, architecture, environment, migration and economics. She often concerns her work with endurance, perseverance, the ephemeral, and testing one’s limits or building up tolerance in response to context. Her interests lieĀ in process, documentation, the cultural, community and the interactive…