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Nicola Rigby

After graduating from Dartington College of Arts, Nicola Rigby stumbled headlong out of contemporary devised theatre and landed with a thud in the world of figurative sculpture. Mildly disorientated (brain fog will do that to you), she is pursuing a long dormant interest in mythology, using it as a vehicle to explore her experiences with chronic illness. She is also keen to rekindle her passion for collaboration.

Posts by Nicola Rigby

A dead bee lies on its side, on the tip of a sculppting blade.

The Host

I emerged from hibernation into isolation, all the while thinking about bees. My collaborative project now has a name, a website and a date to work toward. The Host will take place in the summer of 2021 at Devon Sculpture Park, depending upon the measures taken surrounding Covid19. Alongside the central installation ...

black and white nature photo

A Decaying Host

When I first wrote this blog entry, Australia was on fire. A Facebook post which was less than three weeks old stated that disabled protestors were systematically discriminated against at an Extinction Rebellion protest. In 2019 the Book of the Year had been announced: The Uninhabitable Earth, A Story of the ...