The work of Frida Wannerberger (Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design 2013, Royal College of Art MA Painting 2023) explores reflections, ideas and observations where thoughts on womanhood and girlhood in the context of power are recurring, both as subject matter and in the form and execution of her works.
There is an interest to discuss notions of female representation and agency by both embracing and subverting them. Partly though the female figure itself, in her portraits often isolated and seemingly without a context. Equally recurring are narratives expressed through symbolism, both through visual cues in the ornaments and through topics discussed as expressed in the titles of the works.
Partly through form by seeking to understand what happens when the subjects of her portraits are rendered in various mediums and formats. Her work recurrently touches on a search and manifestation of the balance between strength and fragility.
Soul Art Centre, Beijing (group)
Adjacent Colours, D Contemporary London (group)
Take me, I’m Yours, Haricot Gallery London (solo)
Traces of Light, Tang Contemporary Art Beijing (group)
Look Mum No Hands, paintings at the crossroads, 9 French Place London (group)
Pringle of Scotland, solo show, London
Third floor, group show Royal College of Art
Bonhams Auction House Liberty of London
Vogue (US, IT)
Wallace Collection Somerset House
Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern, Fashion and Textile Museum, London
2018 Workshop, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2017 Lunchtime Conversations, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
2022-2023 MA Painting, Royal College of Art
2011-2013 Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Central Saint Martins
2008-2009 Foundation Diploma in Art And Design, Central Saint Martins