Talking Art recordings
Discover what inspires print-makers around the world in a series of talks exclusively for West Yorkshire Print Workshop.
Sumi Perera is an interdisciplinary artist, academic and curator who cross-links various skills and materials to create interactive site-specific installations, interventions and performances.
Her thought-provoking discussion will dissect process versus product and the importance of process in Sumi’s work.
She has held international residencies in China, Italy, France and the UK, the influence of which continues to inform her ongoing projects.
Many of Sumi’s artworks are held public and private collections, including the Tate, Victoria & Albert, Ashmolean, Royal Collection, The British Museum, British Library and Yale Centre for British Art USA.
Among her many awards and prizes, Sumi won West Yorkshire Print Workshop’s very own Flourish Award for Excellence in Printmaking in 2015. She has curated many touring exhibitions to international venues, and ‘Wish You/We Were Here/There’ (London Group) will be in Liechtenstein in 2021.
She truly has an impressive legacy of works and acclaims and she is such a close member of our WYPW family – we’re so excited to showcase her in the series!