the experience of history

David Gledhill experience of history

the experience of history was the concluding exhibition of a six year period of study for a PhD at Manchester Metropolitan University. Held at Rogue Project Space in Manchester between December 2019 and February 2020, the exhibition featured work from four projects undertaken between 2014 and 2020: Poland 1940-1941, The Berlin Olympic Village Project, Karel/Karl, and Ruth Finger.

Karel/Karl paintings with found furniture, suitcases, photographs, documents and laser cuts 2019
Karel/Karl (detail)
Ruth Finger oil on canvas each panel 152 x 152 cm 2018
Left: Untitled oil on canvas 49 x 38 cm (2019)
Right: Wolfgang Fürstner oil on canvas 112 x 80 cm 2015
Untitled oil on canvas 93 x 135 cm 2018
Left: Poland 1940-1941 (3) 234 x 153 cm 2014 Right: Poland 1940-1941 (7) 234 x 153 cm 2014

Left: Poland 1940-1941 (16) oil on canvas 153 x 214 cm 2014
Right: Poland 1940-1941 (4) oil on canvas 153 x 231 cm 2014
Left: Kolonnade oil on canvas 122 x 218 cm 2016
Right: Hindenburghaus (2) oil on canvas 122 x 218 cm 2016