About Emily Pope

Emily Pope is an artist living and working in London. She works in film, sound, printmaking and writing. She is interested in series making, and has been making The Sitcom Show, a failed sitcom recording life under austerity measures in the UK, since 2016. Her research explores a history of experimental broadcast media with a focus on humour and satire, queer intersectional feminism, political rhetoric + class politics and she is excited by challenging dominant power structures. 

Recent solo and group presentations include: Ginny on Frederick, Sundy London, Wysing Arts Centre, The Box Museum; Plymouth, V.O Curations, Tate Britain, Peak Gallery; London, Paradise Works; Manchester, The White Pube Residency, The Royal Standard; Liverpool, Serf; Leeds, Hester Gallery; NYC, VI VII; Oslo, HA HA Gallery; Southampton, Auto Italia; London and Turf Projects; London. Her writing has been published by Lesley Magazine, Curating the Contemporary, Laugh Magazine, Low Theory, The Freud Museum, Bookworks, Arcadia Missa, Montez Press and Autoitalia.

In 2023 Pope was selected as an awardee of the second edition of the LOEWE FOUNDATION / Studio Voltaire Award.

    1. Emily Pope, Installation View Poison Pen, Ginny on Frederick, 2023 
    2. Emily, Dear Tony Blair, 2023, Video, USB and 1080p Portable TV
    3. Emily Pope, The Sitcom Show, Series 2, Episode 1 - The Karaoke Machine, 2023, 31 min Video
    4. Emily Pope, Pen Pusher Installation View, V.O Curations, 2021

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