Florence Peake is a London-based artist who has been making work since 1995. Her performance practice uses drawing, painting and sculpture combined with found and fabricated objects placed in relation to the moving body. Site and audience, live and recorded text, wit and candour are key to her work, which has been presented internationally and across the UK. She was the recipient of the Jerwood Choreographic Research Award in 2016.She makes solo and group performance works intertwined with an extensive visual art practice. A selection of recent exhibitions includes: ‘Apparition Apparition’ (with Eve Stainton) in ‘Meetings on Art’, 58thInternational Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (2019); ‘Empathy Hole’, Bosse and Baum, London (2019); ‘RITE: On This Pliant Body We Slip Our Wow!’, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, UK (2018); ‘DO DISTURB Festival’, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2018); ‘Andromedan Sad Girl’ (a collaborative exhibition with Tai Shani), Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK (2017), ‘RITE’, Studio Leigh, London (2017), ‘We perform I am in love with my body’, Bosse and Baum, London (2017); ‘Walled Gardens in an Insane Eden’, Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome (2017); ‘The Keeners’, SPACE, London (2016); ‘Voicings’, Serpentine Gallery Offsite Project, London (2016); ‘Lay me down’, NoTT Dance Festival, Nottingham, UK and Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK (2015); ‘Swell the Thickening Surface of’, Hayward Gallery, London (2014); ‘MAKE’, BALTIC, Gateshead, UK (2013) and Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, UK (2012); ‘REMAKE’, Baltic 39, Gateshead, UK (2012) and Lanchester Gallery, Coventry, UK (2012); and ‘Paper Portraits’, National Portrait Gallery, London (2010).