[press]

[<<<]  [>>>] click on image to enlarge

© tracey moberly 20010700.Face1.jpg

THE FACE -Tracey Sanders-Wood- TEXTY LADY August 2001
TEXTY LADY Beep! Welsh-bred artist Tracey sanders-Wood likes text messages. 'SMS messages go out into the ether: they're really important and I don't like losing them.' So for the last two years she has collected enough messages to fill the walls of two separate exhibitions, gained a residency with Europe's largest brick manufacturer to stamp her favourites onto the side of specially made bricks; and collated enough SMS moments to fill a book, due later this year. Her latest project throws caution to the wind, literally. In April, she launches 4,000 pink, hellium balloons from the roof of the Zion and from the Foundry. Each balloon had one of her text messages attached, along with her mobile number and request for a reply. 'People are being brought into contact with art at random,' she grins. 'It's like an exhibition in the air.' This launch of text into the atmosphere resulted in 120 replies ranging from the poetic - 'a painter paints on canvas, but u painted on air!' - to the cryptic 'ILUVUTDBX.' Each respondee has been invited to create a piece of art(entries so far include a razor blade and poem) for a series of exhibitions later this year. SMS art: it's the new air max, you know. Rod Stanley T3xt - m3 - up - 3! Lost in the Ether shows the Zion, Stretford Road, Manchester and The Foundry, Great eastern Street, London in August
20001130.CityLife1_t.gif20001109.Scar.newsnw_t.gif20001106.Ibstock_t.gif20001100.idler_t.gif20001000.mbldr_t.gif20001000.ArchToday_t.gif20000930.Dom_t.gif20000900.eastnews_t.gif20000900.Refurb-Projs_t.gif20000900.Mute1_t.gif20000800.flux1_t.gif20000700.bamboo2_t.gif20000600.eastnews_t.gif20000523.wheelie.men_t.gif20000424.bridge.men_t.gif20000419.citylife2_t.gif19991008.adventure2.men_t.gif19990723.Ballistic.men_t.gif19990720.CityPrk.Men_t.gif19990709.BrightStart.men_t.gif19990701.AshtonReporter_t.gif19990528.fantastic.men_t.gif19990502.pulp1_t.gif19990501.yourSay_t.gif19990500.flux5_t.gif19990500.flux3_t.gif19990429.CityLife_t.gif19990415.bomb1.men_t.gif19990311.reporter.ashtn_t.gif19990300.pulp1_t.gif19990211.shutters.ant_t.gif19990126.shopcolr.men_t.gif19990115.soap.men_t.gif19981030.mossnws.story_t.gif19981029.hearttrans.ant_t.gif19980923.letuspray.men_t.gif19980909.cdbags.men_t.gif19980501.houses.ant_t.gif19980501.agallery.manmet_t.gif19980423.squad.men_t.gif19980306.noplace.ant_t.gif19980219.wallpaintns.men_t.gif19970801.brightstar.men_t.gif19970725.carnival.ant_t.gif19970516.diy.ant_t.gif19970509.hulmart.men_t.gif19970509.brick.men_t.gif19970500.hulme.aqu2y_t.gif19970326.wawa.men_t.gif19970204.phoenix.men_t.gif19970200.hulme.aqu_t.gif19970124.aqu.ant_t.gif19961115.wiredhicks_t.gif19961100.hulmnews_t.gif19961004.creation.ant_t.gif19960907.creation.men_t.gif19960605.miles.men_t.gif19960202.MEN_Asylum_t.gif19960105.MEN_ArtAsEnviro_t.gif19950930.sanctuary.men_t.gif19950202.sexads.men_t.gif19950120.sexads.men_t.gif19941201.aids.men_t.gif19941128.martenscrof_t.gif19941128.martems.men_t.gif19941111.martens.ant_t.gif19941021.martenscrof_t.gif19940602.Men_cheque_t.gif19901203_CAW_t.gif19900102.Men_usa_t.gif19891109.Rhmney_t.gif19870701_Bolton_t.gif19860914.MEN_Violets_t.gif19860912.EMRep_Violet_t.gif19860702.RValExp_buddie_t.gif20170831.caerphillyobserver2_t.gif20170817.walesonline_t.gif20170712.Campaign_t.gif20170710_Sdwest-Presse-Online_t.gif20170709.stuttgarter_article_t.gif20170709.ludwigsberger_t.gif20170709.Landkreis-Ludwigsburg-Stuttgarter-Nachrichten_t.gif20170507.Empire_t.gif20170406.vanya_satellite_t.gif20170209_rvExpress_t.gif20161213.forgemasters_t.gif20161012.campaig_t.gif20160717.ft_article_1600_t.gif20160706.campaign_article_t.gif20160531.Caerphilly_observer_t.gif20160526.caerphilly_observer_article_t.gif20160428.Stuttgarter-Zeitung_full_t.gif20160427_bietigheimer_zeitung2_t.gif20160427.ludwigsburger_kreiszeitung_t.gif20160426.Stuttgarter-zeitung-800_t.gif20160204.SouthWalesEcho_t.gif20160203.www.walesonline.co_t.gif20160121.CaerphillyObserver_t.gif20160115.mail_full_t.gif20160115.echo_full_t.gif20160113.walesOnline_t.gif20151019.bbc_ice_t.gif20151007.irish_times_t.gif20150916.tribune_t.gif20150915_pakobserver_t.gif20150914_thenews_t.gif20150905_Dawn_FullSizeRender_t.gif20150900_HerEdit_t.gif20150223_artlist_t.gif20150223.organ_600_t.gif20150122.swechoa_t.gif20150122.heartsrvexpress_t.gif20150122.cobserver_t.gif20150121.campaign_t.gif20150114.campaigna_t.gif20150100.sharda_t.gif20141208.RVExpress_t.gif20141200.fridaynightsocial_t.gif20141126.collegsigur_t.gif20141114_western_mail_t.gif20141106rvexpresss_t.gif20141100.sirgar_t.gif20141007.artlyst_news1_t.gif20141007.artlyst_news_t.gif20140719.Independent_t.gif20140425_evening_post_t.gif20140410.blic_online_t.gif20131219.westend_t.gif20131017.camdennewjournal_t.gif20131003.guide2swansea_cassata_t.gif20131001.Swansea_Life_t.gif20130903.socialjackandfridays_cassata_t.gif20121124.WesternMail_t.gif20121112.designweek_t.gif20121101.SouthWalesEveningPost2_t.gif20121030.SouthWalesPress_t.gif20121030.GowerCollege_t.gif20121010.huffington_post_t.gif20121006.musikmarkt_t.gif20121005.Grapevine_Iceland_t.gif20120823.Time_Out_t.gif20120700-SLIK_t.gif20120600.tate_listing.500_t.gif20120518.quietus_t.gif20120511.Belfast_Telegraph_IMG_0535_t.gif20120423.blouin_artinfo_t.gif20120423.artlyst_tate_t.gif20120417.evening_standard-c_t.gif20120412.dazed-haiti_t.gif20120412.Dazed_and_Confused_t.gif20120300.freedom_haiti_2-1_t.gif20120300.chat_magazine_t.gif20120300.Freedom_Haiti_22A.120_t.gif20120202.Freedom_Haiti_22_t.gif20120201.swansea_life_t.gif20111207.Daily_Mail_Online.fullpage_t.gif20111130.SW_Ev_Post_t.gif20111121.Hull_Daily_Mail.C_t.gif20111107.Swansea_EvPost2_1000_t.gif20111020.Sheffield_Telegraph_800_t.gif20111014.telegraph_blog_003_t.gif20110914.The_Sun_t.gif20110914.Evening_Standard_t.gif20110914.Daily_Mail_t.gif20110900_gay_times_t.gif20110900.Wired_UK_t.gif20110822.daily_mirror_t.gif20110818.South_Yorkshire_Times_t.gif20110800_infocity_azerbaijan_t.gif20110731.sabotage_times_t.gif20110714.south_wales_echo_t.gif20110714.Rhmney_Valley_Express_2_t.gif20110710.wales_on_sunday_t.gif20110708.Manchester_Evening_News_t.gif20110705.western_mail_t.gif20110705.Sheffield_star_t.gif20110700.chimp_t.gif20110600_Dazed_text_2_t.gif20110412.Wired_3_t.gif20101123.WesternMail2_t.gif20100413.dear_diary_long_t.gif20100213.gap-themind.livejournal.com-13437.2_t.gif20100212.snob_t.gif20100211.Hackney-Gazette_t.gif20100210.bookseller_t.gif20100209.radio_wales_t.gif20100208.caterersearch_t.gif20100206.BD_t.gif20100205.clash_t.gif20100205.big_hospitality_t.gif20100205.The_Londonist_t.gif20100205.Spoonfed_t.gif20100205.Event_t.gif20100204.road_cc_t.gif20100204.islington_tribune_t.gif20100204.guardian.sfw.icc_t.gif20100204.evening_standard_t.gif20100204.aj_t.gif20100204.NME_t.gif20100204.Hackney-Gazette_t.gif20100204.Dalston_people_t.gif20100204.ART_INFO_t.gif20100204.2.Foundry-arts-space-set-to-make-way-for-18-storey-hotel--Art-and-design--The-Guardian_t.gif20100203.evening_standard_t.gif20100203.Hackney-Gazette_t.gif20100203.Hackney-Citizen_t.gif20100201.Global_Voices_t.gif20100128.The_RymneyV_Exprs_done_t.gif20100128.Dazed-Digital--Haiti-Ghetto-Biennale2_t.gif20100127.Western_Mail_Joy_of_TXT_t.gif20100127.Checkout-art-Global-Art_t.gif20100125.EastendLife_1_t.gif20100103.MiamiHerald.com_t.gif20091229.Le_Temps_t.gif20091206.Sunday_Telegraph__t.gif20091130.direct_action_station_t.gif20090923.Cinefantom_t.gif20090919.cultural_weekend_t.gif20090730.hackney_gazette.1000_t.gif20090614.Oserver_page2_t.gif20090518.London_Student2_t.gif20090509.NME_Svengali_page_t.gif20090508.mirror_t.gif20090505.metro_t.gif20090505.gigwise_t.gif20090505.chortle_t.gif20090505.bbc1_t.gif20090505.Svengali_nme_t.gif20090505.Svengali_Hello_1_t.gif20090504.rollingstone_br_t.gif20090504.Svengali_musicLink1_t.gif20090422.mirror_t.gif20081024.RoughPub.600_t.gif20081021.SWEcho2.700_t.gif20080812.LondnPap2.crop_t.gif20080421.50LndnStudnt.2.800_t.gif20080304.Ev_Standrd_t.gif20080128.LONDON_STUDENT_t.gif20071227.guardian_straw_t.gif20071200.dazed_t.gif20070922.TimeOut_1_t.gif20070908.Kansk_t.gif20070901.Tate_Catalogue_t.gif20070727.Indy_main1_t.gif20070504.men_story2_t.gif20070422.haiti_alterpresse_t.gif20070403.First_SPREAD_t.gif20070401.SunTelgrph_t.gif20070400.brighton_t.gif20070329.RVExprs_1_t.gif20070328.TimeOut_Cov_t.gif20070325.Sunday_Times_t.gif20070325.Culture_Crit_t.gif20070312.bbcnews2_t.gif20070308.Indy_t.gif20070225.Gair_Rhydd1_t.gif20070224.elcorreostrip_t.gif20070216.RVExprs_t.gif20070215.Times-Online_t.gif20070214.Guardian.600_t.gif20070212.argus_t.gif20070208.londonpaper_t.gif20070200.seville_t.gif20061204.Article_EastendLif_t.gif20061015.newsweek_ru.550_t.gif20061002.Russia1_t.gif20061000.dazed_t.gif20060928.RVExpress_t.gif20060900.Raquel_t.gif20060800.DDpress1_t.gif20060714.Head.spreads_t.gif20060700.dazed_pdf_t.gif20060511.mardi_t.gif20060511.RV_zaps.500_t.gif20060506.timesknowledge_t.gif20060504.Rhmney_t.gif20060221.OK_big_t.gif20060201.radiojai.n_t.gif20060201.gorbierno.n_t.gif20060201.RNV.n_t.gif20060201.ABN.n_t.gif20051126.no-slap.rv_t.gif20051100.bul49_t.gif20050800.nazi-coke_t.gif20050602.Campaign-TB_t.gif20050526.TheTimes_top_t.gif20050525.EdEvNews_1_t.gif20050509.westernmail_t.gif20050505RV1_t.gif20050505.Argus_t.gif20050504.TimeOut1_t.gif20050501.observer_t.gif20050500.wire1_t.gif20050500.ArtMonthly_t.gif20050430.proof_t.gif20050429.Resonance_t.gif20050428.metrocombi_t.gif20050427.guardian_t.gif20050427.TimeOut_t.gif20050425.independent_t.gif20050400.SMap2_t.gif20050100.KilCok1_t.gif20041003.SundyRev_t.gif20041000.NatHist_t.gif20040526_coke_ind.2_t.gif20040524.NewSt1_t.gif20040516.observer_t.gif20040514.PrEye1_t.gif20031230.JungDr1_Fdry_t.gif20031130.Flux1_t.gif20031128.The_Shoreditch_Map_Cover_t.gif20031000.naturefirst_t.gif20030715.BBCDosePR1_t.gif20030403.SunTel1_t.gif20030321.BBC_DOSE1_t.gif20030216.BigIssue_3_t.gif20030124.MEN_WAR1_t.gif20030122.CityLife2_t.gif20021130.SlantSP_t.gif20021023.TO1SP_t.gif20020600.Slant_t.gif20011117.TimesDots_t.gif20011117.TelMag_t.gif20011102.MetroTrvl_t.gif20011101.wlndngdn_t.gif20011101.evastand_t.gif20011101.ArtTube1.2_t.gif20011030.TOut_t.gif20011029.evstand_t.gif20010725.MenBrick_t.gif20010725.CityLife_t.gif20010715.Indepndt_t.gif