Wednesday, 6 January 2016
Asked if her first love is music or visual art, Linder (born Linda Sterling, 1954, Liverpool) laughs: ‘I’m polygamous and equally in love with both!’ A fixture on the Manchester punk and post-punk scene, Linder was the singer in the band Ludus, best mate of Morrissey, and the artist behind the sleeve of Buzzcock’s 1977 single, Orgasm Addict. Nearly 30 years on, the artist has created a new commission, comprising a hand-tufted rug (Diagrams of Love: Marriage of Eyes) and a choreographed piece (Children of the Mantic Stain), performed by Northern Ballet, as part of British Art Show 8 – the latest iteration of the quinquennial Hayward Touring exhibition, showcasing key movers and shakers on the contemporary British art scene.
Read the full feature in issue 25 of Elephant magazine
Come find me when I'm hiding
digital print from original negative on photographic paper
144.8 x 106.7 cm 57 x 42 inches