A selection of my work current and past.
For more information about each piece or series of work please click on the image where it allows!
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