Research at Leeds Beckett
About Trudi Entwistle
Trudi Entwistle is a practising artist working in the public realm. Her artwork lies between the boundaries of land art, sculpture and design. For more than twenty years projects have taken her to diverse landscapes throughout the world where her outdoor and gallery based installation work explores site, memory, association and place.
Trudi Entwistle is a senior lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Level 4 and 6 coordinator. Her particular teaching interests lie in the exploration of place through art and design, and the crossing of boundaries within landscape architecture through interdisciplinary teaching. Research interests lie around site, memory, association and place. Trudi Entwistle is a practising artist working in the public realm. Her artwork lies between land art, sculpture and design.
As a researcher recently submitted to the REF 2014, her outputs included a number of exhibitions including Leverhulme Artist Residency Grant (2013) which allowed her to work alongside scientists within water@Leeds, University of Leeds, to initiate creative exploration into the unique character of the upland landscape of South Pennines. This culminated in a number of solo exhibitions ‘Upstream’ at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds, 2013 and Gibson Mill, National Trust, Hebden Bridge, 2014. https://vimeo.com/100509876. Also, inclusive of the REF 2014 was a collaboration with Finnish artist Jan-Erik Andersson to contribute to his ‘Life on a Leaf, a total work of Art’ project completed in 2009. http://anderssonart.com/leaf/.
Trudi is presently involved in the residency programme at ‘Quarry Lab’ which is a cross-disciplinary artist's development initiative promoting research, cultural diversity and new work in the rural / industrial landscape of north Nottinghamshire. http://quarrylab.org/