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Frances Disley

Frances Disley, Blaze, 2016. Courtesy HGM Paints

Frances Disley, I'm a really good dancer, 2016. Installation view at India Buildings

Frances Disley, Blaze, 2016. Courtesy HGM Paints

Frances Disley, Roll Fix Slip, 2015. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Frances Disley, Roll Fix Slip, 2015. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Frances Disley, Roll Fix Slip, 2015. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Frances Disley, Blaze, 2016. Courtesy HGM Paints

Frances Disley (b.1976, Warrington, UK) lives in Liverpool, UK. Disley seeks to expose the thought processes of the artist when wrestling with form and colour. She uses her own body to animate the crude painted objects and surfaces that she creates. 

Recent projects and solo exhibitions include the performance Roll Fix Slip, Bluecoat Performance Space, Liverpool, UK (2015); SSSS, White Wizard, Liverpool, UK (2015); Exchange Rates, a collaboration with Patte Loper, Schema Projects, New York, USA (2015). Recent group shows include SCOUSE HOUSE, Syson Gallery, Nottingham, UK (2015); Art Copenhagen (with Paper Gallery), Copenhagen, Denmark (2015).

Frances Disley is a Liverpool Biennial Associate Artist. Disley has been paired with Rachel Cook (Associate Curator at DiverseWorks in Houston, USA).

Frances Disley at Liverpool Biennial 2016


Blaze, 2016
Painted Arriva bus
Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial in partnership with Arriva
On view at select Arriva Bus routes around the city

I’m a really good dancer, 2016
Single channel video
Exhibited at the India Buildings

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