Denise Startin West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Artist, Non-Exec. Director, Holyhead Studios, Royal College of Art graduate, MA Printmaking, working primarily with found objects and images, performativity and narrative.

Denise Startin is an artist, writer, researcher and collector. Working primarily with found objects and images her practice is curatorial in approach. To take a curatorial approach is also to ‘take care’ in the restoration, conservation and curation of minor histories, narratives, texts, images, archives and collections either discarded or forgotten. During this process a historical figure, site, place, event, voice or voices are adopted to activate the work and produce a narrative arc. Central themes include history, memory, narrative and myth, a continually recurring relation is the passage of ephemera between public and private realms. Denise reimagines and restores these often personal decontextualised objects into new narratives and new performative relations, inventing new histories. She also explores these relations in critical and performance writing. Denise studied at the Royal College of Art and works across printmaking, photography and installation.

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Vol.II ‘So soft tis scarcely heard’, (After R.B.Kitaj) , 2013-2021, £325

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Vol.1 709.04 ART (After R.B.Kitaj), Photo Litho & Screenprint, 2013-2021, £295

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Total Eclipse of the Heart, 2012, £325

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"I'm looking through you" The Beatles, Rubber Soul 1965, Photo Lithography, 2013-2021

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The first cut is the deepest, 2013, £195 Artists proof only

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Charlotte's Locks, 2013, £495 unframed

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Breath, Photo Lithgraphy, 2013

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The Index of Love, Screenprint, 2013, £495 unframed

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Coffee cups, 15 minutes of fame (after Andy Warhol), 213

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Venus Rising – A Deception. (After Raphaelle Peale 1822) , 2012

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Book (after Ulises Carrión), Photography, 2013

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place, 2019, £750 framed, Limited edition of 10

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Chalet Days III, Photography, 2019, £750 framed, Limited edition of 10

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Photography, 2019, £750 framed, Limited edition of 10

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Hints for British Tourists, Photography, 2019, £850 framed, limited edition of 10

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