Sapporo is the snowiest city on earth. The removal of snow is vital for the functioning of the urban infrastructure. During his residency, Jeremy will reconsider snow removal as a kind of everyday public artwork; a reductive sculptural process that underpins the city’s productive processes. This subject will act as a point of departure, opening up wider questions about the Japanese work ethic, reproductive labour, precarity and Zen.
Jeremy Hutchison is a British artist based in London. Working with situational performance, his projects explore the relationship between power and production. Central to this inquiry is an interrogation of labour, and its contemporary forms under neoliberalism.
Recent projects have exhibited at ICA (London), Modern Art Oxford, V&A Museum (London), Fondazione Prada (Athens), Lisson Gallery (London), EVA Biennale (Limerick), Qalandia Biennale (Ramallah), De Appel Gallerist Programme (Basel), Bikini Wax (Mexico City), Jerwood Space (London). He has completed artist residencies with Delfina Foundation (London), Raw Material Company (Dakar), Hospitalfield (Angus) and Al-Mahatta Gallery (Ramallah). He was a 2015 fellow of the Whitney Independent Study Program, NYC.
Find out more about Jeremy's work via his website www.jeremyhutchison.com
Image: Fabrications (2013-6). Image courtesy the artist and Delfina Foundation