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Trampoline is a "Cellotape" cross over, as the work unravels itself and I confront my 'why?' This new work highlights the ridiculous, the reactivation and continuation of traditions...

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I Pissed my Pants

Cellotape presents art in a range of media - sculpture, installation, video painting and drawing. Hesketh makes sculpture from an unexpected selection of everyday found objects...

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Fit painting, from 2015

Many of her paintings feature herself, but often depicted unflatteringly as a voluptuous “balloon headed” clown, in an environment loaded with symbols of potential harm and criticism...

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Dear John painting, from 2014

With this work Joe has dissected the construction of everyday life, taken hold of all the information and stripped it from meaning. Looking, thinking, feeling and seeing, actions that merge...

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Daddy painting, from 'A Hospital of Dolls'

'A Hospital of Dolls' features six semi-abstract and semi-figurative paintings based on & inspired by the poems of Sylvia Plath. The paintings were originally intended for display in the church beside Plath’s grave in Heptonstall...

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Mother Fucker painting, from '(Miss): Sticky'

Large-scale, graphic oil paintings inspired by difficult situations and the complicated nature of life. Cheeky rudeness, brave flaunting of sexual intimacies, and also an undertow of vulnerability...

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Foxey painting, from 'Other artwork'

In 2012, Joe exhibited a selection of her works at the Newman St Gallery in London. Alongside paintings that were eventually to find themselves in the (Miss): Sticky exhibition, the show featured select pieces from her recent themed exhibitions...

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Perjury painting, from 'A Pendle Investigation'

In 1612 ten people from Pendle were executed for witchcraft. 400 years later, Joe Hesketh walked the 39 miles of the Purgatory Trail that links Pendle Forest and Lancaster Castle, the final route taken by many of the executed. 'A Pendle Investigation' is the unique response to the public executions of those accused of witchcraft...

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Foxey painting, from 'Other Stories'

Since 2007, Joe has been painting large-scale canvases, personal in subject. They are at once sensual and violent, humorous and tragic, and concerned with sexuality and objectification: they speak of female experience...

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