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  • <b>Rebecca Gould</b>,<i>Big Time DreamGirl</i>, 2011
  • <b>Rebecca Gould</b>, <i>Mémoires de Femmes Mémoire du Monde<i/>, 2012
  • <b>Rebecca Gould</b>, <i>Outlander</i>, 2010 Installation View
  • <b>Rebecca Gould</b>, <i>All That Glitters Ain’t Gold</i>, 2010
  • <b>Rebecca Gould</b>, <i>Outlander</i>, 2010
  • <b>Rebecca Gould</b>, <i>Untitled Prop I</i>, 2010

Rebecca Gould

b. 1980, Inverness, Scotland

<b>Rebecca Gould</b>,<i>Big Time DreamGirl</i>, 2011
Rebecca Gould,Big Time DreamGirl, 2011

Rebecca Gould works with a range of mediums encompassing sculpture and video. Her practice encapsulates a folk-like aesthetic whilst drawing references from contemporary popular culture.

The subject matter of Rebecca’s essentially narrative work is at the intersection between a personal and a collective history. The aesthetic depicts a semi-fiction that simultaneously attracts and repels the viewer. The contrast between the often over-sized scale of the work with the grotesque and garish palette and the host of clichés associated with femininity that she is deliberately claiming for herself creates a permanent confusion of the trivial and the grandiose. Attraction and repulsion co-exist within the reading of the work, however both come together to create an uncomfortable yet harmonious language, a contrary prettiness.

Solo exhibitions include Beauty and The Beast at The Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead. Other exhibitions include O Dreamland: Transition by the sea, Kent, The Suitcase Project, Beaver Projects, Copenhagen and Magical Thinking, Mother Studios, London. Rebecca studied Sculpture at University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (1999 - 2002) and went on to complete her MA Fine Art at Central Saint Martin’s, London, graduating in 2005.

The artist was in the following exhibition:
The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp
This artist is featured in:
It Was Never Going To Be Straightforward

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