Debbie Adele Cooper Exhibiting Artist, Participatory Artist & Curator.
Currently Artist in Residence at W W Winter Photography, the longest running photographers in the country, Est 1867. Debbie is creating new work in a response to their glass plate photographs, while in situ Debbie is writing a HLF bid in an aim to have the archive preserved. The residency is Arts Council Funded. If you live in Derby or are a visitor to the city you can take part in the project.
Debbie is working with Tate Collectives at Tate Britain to create a participatory photography exhibition based on Mapping Derby a project she ran for FORMAT International Photography Festival. The project at Tate involves mapping the unmapped spaces in our lives, the places we repurpose as we make the world our own.
Debbie is also a member of FreeFall Arts Collective; 2 visual artists and 2 musicians who create new digital work and performances from archives and heritage. They are currently touring Past Lives Project across the Midlands, this project is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England.
Debbie Adele Cooper’s exhibition practice is about micro to macro experience, shared moments and core truths that underpin our lives.
Each work is about shared moments and experiences, which we believe to be unique to us, yet are universal. Debbie Adele Cooper’s art and participation practice is about engaging the public with creativity, community and shared experiences; reimagining the everyday.
Debbie exhibits regularly, and works professionally as a Digital Artist Training Curator at QUAD in Derby UK, you can read her participation practice blog here.