Tracey Snelling

«[…] Through the use of sculpture, video, installation, and performance, I give my impression of a place, its people and their experience. Often, the cinematic image stands in for real life as it plays out behind windows in the buildings, sometimes creating a sense of mystery, other times stressing the mundane. My work derives from voyeurism, film noir, and geographical and architectural location. Within this idea of location, themes develop of a particular locale’s inhabitants: Who lives here? What do they do, and why?

These questions transport observation into the realm of storytelling. I explore place, people, and culture through the use of scale and repetition of a theme, creating new realities that change with the viewer’s perception. Utilizing video, sound, and manipulation of size, I am not trying to replicate a place; rather I give my impression of a place, its people and their experience, and allow the viewer to extrapolate his or her own meaning. […]» Tracey Snelling
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Available works

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Available works


  • Tenement Rising, 2016

    mixed media sculpture with video
    325 x 240 x 135 cm


  • Rendezvous, 2006

    Ed. 1/5
    mixed media sculpture with video
    47,5 x 47,5 x 5 cm


  • Communist apartment #1, 2013

    in collaboration with Idan Levin
    mixed media sculpture with video
    52 x 40,5 x 56 cm


  • Communist apartment #2, 2013

    in collaboration with Idan Levin
    mixed media sculpture with video
    47 x 53 x 80 cm


  • Chongqing Nights, 2018

    Ed. 1/5, 2 AP
    mixed media wall sculpture with video
    48 x 58 x 9 cm


  • Another Seven Shacks, 2018

    mixed media sculpture with video
    106,5 x 78 x 28 cm


  • The City, 2012

    Edition of 5, 2 AP
    mixed media wall sculpture with video
    40,5 x 58,5 x 9 cm


  • Emmanuel Church of God, Happy Spa, Disco Christmas Living Room, 2017

    mixed media sculpture with video
    19 x 104 x 58,5 cm


  • Dude’s Room, Girl’s Room, 2017

    mixed media sculpture with video
    18,5 x 66 x 30,5 cm

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