February, June, August and November

Tessa Norton and her family will be in-residence four times during 2018 and will explore how the experience of parenthood has changed her perception of time, and the implications that this renewed perspective has for thinking about art.

Tessa Norton works primarily with text and events, incorporating humour, theory and parody. Her work at Wysing will investigate the disruption to time experienced in early parenthood. Tessa Norton has previously given readings at The Tetley and Liverpool Biennial. Past projects and events include The Pure Ideology Personal Brand Workshop (Legion TV, London), Lustre Fabrics (Saltaire Arts Trail, Yorkshire), Award Machine (Grrr, London).

Her writing has appeared in various publications including The Wire, Corridor 8, LAUGH, Hoax and Art Licks. She also works at Cecil Sharp House in London and is a board member at LUX artists film. She is based between London and West Yorkshire.