Take a look at the inaugural exhibition at our gallery in Ilford in 360 degrees, using this virtual tour. You can listen to the stories behind the ceramic pieces created by participants based in Ilford, read the advice they give to their younger selves and explore a 3D model of one of Lindsey’s ceramic works.
To navigate the space, you can use the up, down, left and right keys on your keyboard or click on the floor markers (white circles) in the gallery using your mouse or trackpad, or tap on them if you are using a tablet or smartphone. Tap on the white green tags to find out more about the pieces.
Lindsey Mendick was selected through an open call for a commissioned solo exhibition that launched SPACE’s new gallery in Ilford in December 2019. As part of the commission, Mendick worked with a group of Ilford-based older people to explore hindsight, nostalgia and folklore through ceramics. Together they built clay effigies in the shape of the advice they would have given their younger selves. For the exhibition – constructed as a stage for storytelling – the artist collaborated with her mother, a talented children’s clothes designer and seamstress, and together they created fabric adornments for the works.
The VR rooms are created with the support of Arts Council England.
Lindsey Mendick, Regrets, I’ve had a few is sponsored by Mercers’ Charitable Foundation.