Rose Finn-Kelcey: Power for the People


2 December 2017 – 4 March 2018   

Firstsite, Colchester, is delighted to present Power for the People, an exhibition of works by the highly acclaimed and influential British artist Rose Finn-Kelcey.

Finn-Kelcey (1945 – 2014) first came to prominence in the early 1970s as a central gure in Performance and Feminist art. This presentation, which is comprised of more than thirty works charting her forty-plus year career, highlights some of the recurring themes in Finn- Kelcey’s work, in particular empowerment, voice, faith and spirituality, and explores the conceptual strategies she employed to illuminate them. 

Pictured above: Rose Finn-Kelcey, Here is a Gale Warning, 1971 (Alexandra Palace, London). Silver gelatin print mounted on aluminium, 53.2 x 75.2 x 4 cm. Courtesy the Estate of Rose Finn-Kelcey 

For images and more information please contact:
Mark Inglefield,, + 44 (0) 20 73 88 09 97


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