Rachel Pimm

three people sit in chairs outside in a garden space with green grass on a sunny summer day. They have their eyes closed and have one hand resting on their hearts.
Earth Writing Workshop Rachel Pimm and Maymana Arefin. Credit- Emma Bentley Fox
The sun is low in a broad blue sky with wispy clouds. In the distance are hills with trees and buildings on them and in the foreground a metal frame creates an arch, attached to a concrete base. Artist Rachel Pimm, a slim, white person with shortish bleach blonde hair stands at the edge of the photo.
Research trip - Mixed Metaphors. Rachel Pimm
A close up photo shows curving black tube shapes made from synthetic rubbery material. They curl around a light yellow loose woven material with blurred grey tones framing the image.
Rachel Pimm, Mixed Metaphors, 2021; courtesy the artist.

Rachel Pimm is a research based artist working in sculpture, text, photography, video and performance to explore environments and their materialities, histories and politics.

They are interested in the potential of surfaces and matter to transform. Their recent UK based work has been included in programmes including Artangel, Focal Point, The Serpentine Galleries, Whitechapel Gallery, Jerwood Space, Chisenhale Gallery and The Royal Academy as well as internationally. Residencies include Loughborough University Chemical Engineering, Gurdon Institute of Genetics at Cambridge University, Rabbit Island, Michigan, USA, and as Whitechapel Gallery Writer in Residence 2019-20. Rachel is Associate Lecturer at Camberwell School of Art.