Susan Aldworth

Susan Aldworth, Elisabeth, monotype installation, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Elisabeth (detail), monotype installation, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery,London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Dreaming of Voices 3, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Reassembling the Self 3, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Reassembling the Self 4, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Heartbeat 3, Lenticular, 2010, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Heartworks 16, monotype, 2011, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Location Drawing 27.11.05, mixed media on paper, 2005, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Brainscape 21, etching and aquatint, 2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Hearing Voices 1, watercolour on paper, 2000, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Transition 1, lenticular, 2010, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Fragility 4, monotype, 2009, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Cogito Ergo Sum 3 - full size, 20 giclee prints,2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Cogito Ergo Sum 3  (detail 17), giclee print, 2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London thumbnail
Susan Aldworth, Elisabeth, monotype installation, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Elisabeth (detail), monotype installation, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery,London
Susan Aldworth, Dreaming of Voices 3, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Reassembling the Self 3, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Reassembling the Self 4, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Heartbeat 3, Lenticular, 2010, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Heartworks 16, monotype, 2011, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Location Drawing 27.11.05, mixed media on paper, 2005, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Brainscape 21, etching and aquatint, 2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Hearing Voices 1, watercolour on paper, 2000, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Transition 1, lenticular, 2010, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Fragility 4, monotype, 2009, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Cogito Ergo Sum 3 - full size, 20 giclee prints,2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London
Susan Aldworth, Cogito Ergo Sum 3  (detail 17), giclee print, 2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Elisabeth, monotype installation, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Elisabeth (detail), monotype installation, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Dreaming of Voices 3, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Reassembling the Self 3, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Reassembling the Self 4, lithograph, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Heartbeat 3, Lenticular, 2010, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Heartworks 16, monotype, 2011, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Location Drawing 27.11.05, mixed media on paper, 2005, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Brainscape 21, etching and aquatint, 2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Hearing Voices 1, watercolour on paper, 2000, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Transition 1, lenticular, 2010, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Fragility 4, monotype, 2009, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Cogito Ergo Sum 3 - full size, 20 giclee prints,2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London

Susan Aldworth, Cogito Ergo Sum 3 (detail 17), giclee print, 2006, image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London


Susan Aldworth lives and works in London. She took a degree in philosophy at Nottingham University prior to studying printmaking at Sir John Cass in London. Aldworth is Senior Research Associate at Swansea Metropolitan University and Research Fellow in Print at London Metropolitan University. Working on location as an artist-in-residence in a medical or scientific setting is central to Aldworth’s practice. She weaves together personal, medical and scientific narratives in her experimental print and film works on human identity. She is Artist in Residence at the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University  working on a project exploring schizophrenia.
 
A display of her portraits of people with epilepsy, The Portrait Anatomised, will be shown at the National Portrait Gallery, London from 7 March 2013 to 1 September 2013 in room 38a (admission free). Aldworth regularly exhibits nationally and internationally and her work is in many public and private collections including the V&A,  British Museum and Wellcome Library.
 
http://vimeo.com/gvart/the-portrait-anatomised