Sarah Rose Allen’s video projection, ‘cup’, examines our relationship with the relentless passing of time and our attempts to
hold on to or wish away particular moments. The work creates a parallel world in which time passes, but the usual markers
of that progress (the filling up of the cup) do not take place: an attempt is being made to halt time, to capture ‘now’. The
atmosphere is ambivalent - is this a pleasingly fascinating frozen-but-moving image, or an eerie, unnatural occurrence
whereby the failure to let go of a moment invokes a state of Beckettian absurdity, in which no amount of work gets the job

Group Exhibitions
2010              An Orchestra of Strings, The Crypt Gallery, St Pancras, London
                Post Glass Video Festival, Heller Gallery, New York               
                Magic Cabaret, Chapter, Cardiff - part of 'Magic Show',
                a Hayward Touring Exhibition from the Southbank Centre
                Dead Time & Negative Space, Tra’la Presents, London
                Minimalism Massimo, The Gallery at Willesden Green, London
                Oblong Gallery Screenings, London
2009             Reel Islington Halloween Screaming, London
                City and Guilds of London Art School Degree Show
                The Role of the Village Idiot, Live Art & Performance, London
2008             The Electrician's Shop, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London
2007             Group Show, Artspace Gallery, London
2006             The Stanley Show, Hortensia Gallery, London
                Peep Show, Hortensia Gallery, London
2004             Made at Morley, Morley Gallery, London

2009                BA (Hons) I, Fine Art, Sculpture, City & Guilds of London Art School
2006                HNC Fine Art, Kensington & Chelsea College, London
2000                BA (Hons) II.i, Modern History & French, Merton College, Oxford
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