I am fortunate to be quite busy at the moment. To see what I am currently up to please check out my instagram feed where I update regularly!
#120hopes Community placard project with West End Centre and Candice Camacho. Photo by Mark Harding
Conversations with Aldershot, Lamp post banners 2021 Photo by Daniel Cook. Banner Images from PPE walk with Candice Camacho.
Woman Up Podcast Series, collaboration with Desperate Artwives,
Conversations with Aldershot PPE Walks – collaboration with Candice Camacho 2020-2021
Conversations with the Shooting Wall Photo Series, Susan Merrick, 2020
Surplus Women, Susan Merrick 2020 Film
Touch Cells 2019 Performance at the John Hansard Gallery with Barbara Touati-Evans as part of her ACE funded project Detangling the knots, investigating neuroscience and dementia through collaborative performance and film. Best Creative Activity 2019 (Being Human Festival)
Lilo in a Pond 2019 Performance to camera, part of the Laboratory of Dissent residency at Winchester School of Art 2019.
Clothing Exchange 2018-2019 A participatory installation that uses donated clothing to offer in exchange for verbal or physical interaction with audiences.
Conversations with Aldershot 2019 – a two -fold series exploring social engagement in a local community and how artistic partnerships can open up hidden voices.
Practicing to Share 2019 – a series of work investigating practice sharing with other Artists with limited time and resources. Image with Tanja Ostojic.
SAFE PLAY AREA 2019 A new collaboration between Susan, Katherine Smith and Cherilyn Yeates instigated by their time at Chapel Arts Studios in 2019
Woman Up! Podcast Series, A collaboration with Desperate Artwives started in 2019
Misplaced Women, Berlin 2019 A project by Tanja Ostojic, performed by Susan Merrick
Yellow Line work 2017- onwards .Work investigating the language of public and social rules, safety and barriers and how we respond to them
Collaborations with Barbara Touati-Evans
Statements in Semaphore 2018 Six Month ACE funded Residency with Platform 1 Gallery
Film Works 2018
Unperforming 2016 and 2019 Participation in Louise Ashcroft’s unique events.
Well, What Were You Wearing? 2017 A public performance as part of Hollaback London’s 17 days of creative action.
Collaborations Desperate Artwives 2017-2019
Listen 1 2017 Work from a collaboration with Angela Alexander-Lloyd, Kunsthal 45, Dan Helder , The Netherlands
Statements in Semaphore 2017 ACE funded Residency with FiLiA
Various Film Works 2017
Non-Translations and Various titles 2017
A series of works exploring the power of Interpreters in their role.
Semaphore Alphabet 2016 A series of photographs taken of local Women and London based Artists creating a flexible installation exploring hiding messages about social issues
Statements in Semaphore 2016 A film – that instigated the project of the same name and much of my other work around making the invisible visible.
Motherhouse London – A pilot residency by Procreate Project 2016
Conversations in a Bucket 2016 and other works. These works were instigated during my MA at UCA. I was interested in talking to people and listening, to audiences outside of gallery spaces and uni life. These works were my initial investigations into social engagement