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Eddie Peake

The Forever Loop

Eddie Peake installation

Live performance, sculpture, video, installation and painting came together in Eddie Peake’s energetic gallery experience.

The Forever Loop presented a choreographed, looped performance that wove in and out of synchronisation with a video of past performances, a home movie from his childhood and a film shot at the studio of

Set against a backdrop of maze-like, plastered wall structures that framed both the viewer and performer to a raised scaffold walkway, the performers moved in and out of the spaces taking the viewer on a dramatic journey, while a sheer suited roller skater moved fluidly through the space.

The space was populated with surreal objects including a cast of Perspex bears, brightly coloured whale bones, a metal figure with an acrylic box head filled with autobiographical items, as well as delicate bronze pipettes nestled on shelves with plaster sculptures.

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England and with the support of the Henry


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