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Cross was made in collaboration with Gemini Gymnastics Club, Oshawa, during an artist residency at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
In this large-scale work a female gymnast is pictured in an iconic move on the rings; an apparatus, which showcases strength and control, but which is used solely by men in competition.
Exhibited in New Order, Other Spaces, Kelvin Hall Ballroom, Glasgow, 2018 [part of the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships]; Jo Longhurst/ Other Spaces, Belfast Titanic, 2016 (full-scale fabric banner). Alternative version (artist proof, 406 x 283mm) exhibited in Gothic, Library of Birmingham, Birmingham, 2015; Fans of Feminism, Cass Gallery, London, 2013; C Magazine Auction, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, 2013, preview exhibition Bonhams, Toronto, 2013
Published in AGO Artists in Residence 2011-2016, Art Gallery of Ontario; Photography & Culture, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2015, Volume 8, Issue 2 & 3, 2016 (cover image); On Perfection: An Artists' Symposium, Intellect Books, 2013