Elinor Rowlands Artist statement
Disabled and neurodiverse artist, Elinor Rowlands, is a polymath and makes art in a multitude of layers - experimental sound artist, film artist and painter. She is affected by stimuli. Information from the five senses: vision, auditory, touch, olfaction, and taste, the sense of movement (vestibular system), and the positional sense (proprioception), is sensed, but perceived differently.
When sensory information is received, information is processed by the brain in an unusual way that causes distress, discomfort, and confusion. She challenges untrue assumptions that drives exclusion to make art accessible to all. Relevant previous experience My art films have been exhibited in Whitechapel Gallery, the Yard Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre and numerous group exhibitions around London. I have also performed my writing at Tate Modern, and have been invited to give keynote talks at various conferences and universities on the power and importance of diversity -challenging systemic failures and addressing untrue assumptions that wipe out
I am a polymath so I make art in a multitude of layers.
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